Spain store visits


Our store visit reports feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts. Dozens of reports are made every year of stores that feature new concepts in food and grocery retail.

Presentations

08/10/2021
Auchan Spain's Alcampo.es hybrid pedestrian Drive / convenience store is part of the retailer's omnichannel strategy
28/09/2021
DIA is putting a great deal of hope in its new store concept, which was launched in Spain in late 2020. As it invests in its stores, offer and private label, DIA is evolving what the discount offer provides and the range of missions it can meet for shoppers.
07/09/2021
Russian hard discounter Mere continues with its international expansion as it opens its first store in Spain. We look inside and see what the no frills offer brings to the market.
03/12/2020
In 2018, discounter Dia launched the convenience-orientated banner Dia&Go with the aim to better cater for top-up missions and drive sales growth again. We recently visited a store in Madrid where we noticed the latest development in terms of products and display. The store also features the brand new private label Al Punto for food-to-go products.
20/11/2020
We visited one of Aldi's new generation of stores in the Spanish Capital. The new store maintains the distinctive no-frills discount feel, whilst enhancing their design and the fresh food categories.
12/11/2020
Carrefour Madrid Sur benefits from the retailer's current aggressive promotional strategy and comprehensive private label offer. These elements add to Carrefour's sustained investment in its fresh produce proposition, which is required to drive footfall.
05/11/2020
We visited one of Lidl's busiest store in Madrid, which sees more than 25,000 weekly shoppers. Being one of the largest stores in Spain, it stocks a range of more than 2,200 SKUs, 90% of which are private label products
04/11/2020
See in-store at Spain's market leader, Mercadona. We visited its supermaket in the affluent Castellana area in Madrid to see first-hand its latest store model and up to date range of services, including a recently expanded ready-to-eat section.
23/10/2020
Alcampo City Madrid Río shows off Auchan's latest compact hypermarket thinking in Spain. We visited the store recently to see how the retailer has adapted its selling space to maximise its fresh offer and combine a mix of value-focused initiatives and premium products to differentiate it from local competitors.
03/09/2020
An overview of the latest concept from Carrefour's discount banner Supeco. We visited a store in Madrid where the discounter creates differenciation thanks to its unique model, mixing food discount and cash and carry concepts.