Discount store visits

Presentations

08/11/2021
Switzerland is a surprisingly insightful market for the discount channel. We visited three Lidl stores and were impressed by the best in class execution.
04/11/2021
We recently visited several stores across Germany to review the latest development and concepts.
19/10/2021
We look at the latest in-store development from Aldi Nord in Germany, including the consolidation of its private label brands with Aldi Sud and the rise of organic products.
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.
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.