Metro Inc 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

19/07/2021
We look at how Metro continues to evolve its core supermarket offer, bringing to life its strengths in fresh, prepared foods and local sourcing.
22/01/2020
We visited the store on its opening day to understand how Metro is flexing its Super C format to adapt to the local environment. We were impressed by the design and the well-tailored assortment. The retailer is also testing a different category layout and wider assortments for organic foods and large pack products.
13/12/2019
Food Basics is Metro’s discount banner, serving value-seeking customers in Ontario, Canada. We recently visited its new store to see how it is adapting the offer to a smaller footprint.
09/09/2019
The redevelopment of Metro's supermarket in Burlington reflects its commitment to deliver innovative formats across its store network. We visited this store to see how the retailer is enhancing its supermarkets to remain relevant in a fast-changing market.
30/01/2018
We visited Metro's 'innovation' store concept in Quebec City to see how the retailer has created an elevated store experience through a focus on fresh and prepared foods, a new bakery format and local sourcing.
04/12/2017
We recently visited Metro's Super C discount format in Quebec City to see how it's bringing its 'Zero Compromise' strategy to life in store.
26/10/2015

As part of its increased investment in format development, Metro Inc., has launched a smaller format concept focused on urban shoppers in Toronto. We visited this store to see how the retailer’s format strategy is evolving.

23/05/2013

Marché Adonis’ new store in Toronto represents its first expansion beyond the Montreal area. We take a look at how the offer has been adapted for this market and how its growth is being supported by Metro.