Discount store visits

Presentations

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.
25/08/2021
Aldi opened in Australia what is probably its most ambitious and bold concept in the recent years. This new concept is about half the size of a standard store and focuses on fresh food products and convenience to meet urban shopper needs
19/08/2021
In this store visit report we look at the newly opened store from Russian hard discounter Mere in Preston. This is the first store in the UK and the retailer’s hard discount, no frills offer brings something new to the market.
14/07/2021
Lidl has remained firmly committed to putting the physical store at the heart of its operations in the UK, despite the significant demand for online services throughout the pandemic. In this presentation we look at how the discounter is continually upgrading its proposition to ensure a better experience for shoppers. We highlight six new in-store features, and how Lidl is championing four of our discount trends for 2021
26/05/2021
We recently visited one of Aldi's newer US stores to see how its fresh-led focus is brought to life. This includes increasing the amount of space dedicated to fresh foods by around 40% and an enhanced focus on ready-to-cook and organic fresh meats, fresh produce, convenient grab-and-go ranges and healthier options.
23/04/2021
Despite shoppers’ changing habits because of the pandemic, and Aldi launching a click and collect service, the discounter continues to put its stores at the heart of its operations. In this presentation we look at what this looks like. We highlight six new in-store features, and how Aldi is championing three of our discount trends for 2021.
02/02/2021
See the latest in-store development from the retailer in France, including several digital solutions and COVID-19 related investment. Understand how it is enhancing the discount shopping experience in its newly opened stores.
08/12/2020
Opened in June 2019, it is an omnichannel discount store with award-winning interior design. The store also benefits from appealing range, strong promotions and value-added services.
07/12/2020
Although the COVID-19 pandemic curtailed most of our travel plans in 2020, there has been no shortage of new store concepts. We highlight 50 new food retail and drugstore concepts that are set to inspire store developments in 2021 and beyond.
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.