North America store visits


See inside our pick for August’s store of the month, Dom’s Kitchen & Market in Chicago. It’s a beautiful store that showcases an incredible choice of products as well as a true integration of foodservice and retail.
See inside our pick for December's store of the month, Save-On-Foods, Coquitlam, Canada. It is a new innovative flagship store which showcases fresh foods at their best and raises the bar with its restaurant quality foodservice proposition.
See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Bristol Farms, LA, USA, a new concept that blends foodservice and grocery perfectly.


We look inside Couche-Tard’s connected lab store to discover the technologies shaping the future of convenience retailing.
Fortinos Waterdown is a masterclass in experiential retail. Discover how the retailer has amplified its fresh and foodservice credentials at this flagship location.
Through its subsidiary, The Giant Company, and its Giant supermarket banner, Ahold Delhaize gives us a sense of the direction of travel for US supermarkets in the coming years.
Discover the format that is spearheading Sobeys' push into urban locations.
Lidl’s award winning eco-friendly store and its first in the US capital, Washington DC.
We explore how one of America’s leading supermarket operators is delivering differentiation and what this means for its trading partners.
Discover how Circle K has optimised a small footprint store to build an offer around its strengths in cold and hot drinks, food-to-go and impulse ranges.
How GoPuff is optimising its acquisition of BevMo!
How Metro is flexing its categories and model to adapt to local shopper needs and trends.
Target opened its first small-format store almost 10 years ago, targeting city-dwellers and university towns. With 145 locations, it recently opened a flagship store in New York’s Times Square district.


See inside our pick for October’s store of the month, Hy-Vee, Iowa, USA. With an established reputation for innovation, US-based Hy-Vee has launched a new store format which reimagines the grocery store.
The GIANT Company has recently remodelled its flagship store in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Watch to see how the retailer has enhanced its fresh food offer, developed a new food court and introduced a self-service 'Tap Wall'.
Walmart has revealed a new look and feel for its US Supercenters, with inspiration taken from airports to help its shoppers complete a fast and easy trip. We look at the key features of the concept and what they mean for the business.
See inside our pick for September’s store of the month, Amazon’s first Amazon Fresh grocery store. We look at how Amazon is creating a seamless, convenient shopping experience.
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
We visited Vancouver's first drive-thru grocery store to discover the inspiration behind the format and what it could mean for the wider industry.
We visited Amazon’s new format, Amazon Go Grocery, to see how the retailer is deploying its just walk-out technology within a larger footprint.