Hypermarkets and supermarkets 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.

 

Videos

05/01/2022
See inside our pick for January’s store of the month, Asda, Milton Keynes, UK. See how the new flagship store has been transformed from a functional hypermarket to a leisure oriented retail destination.
26/10/2021
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.
24/09/2021
See inside our pick for September’s store of the month, K-Citymarket, Tammisto, Finland. The retailer aims to have “the most customer-oriented food stores with store-specific business ideas”. The hypermarket has been refurbished to reflect its latest innovations and commitment to sustainability.
01/07/2021
See inside our pick for June’s store of the month, REWE, Wiesbaden-Erbenheim, Germany. Be inspired by how the retailer build a sustainable supermarket with a farm on the roof.
25/05/2021
See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Eataly, London, UK. Be inspired by how the retailer attracts shoppers back into the City of London with its amazing counters, fresh ingredients and open kitchens.
27/04/2021
See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coles, Moonee Ponds, Australia. This store has been transformed to bring its “Together to zero” sustainability strategy into life.
22/03/2021
See inside our pick for March’s store of the month, Carulla FreshMarket 140, Bogotá, Colombia. We look at the key features of Grupo Exito's first carbon neutral store, including promoting sustainability, using forward thinking technology and creating a memorable shopping experience.
18/12/2020
See inside our pick for December’s store of the month, Woolworths Metro, Sydney, Australia. We look at how the retailer is making a marked shift towards locally-sourced neighbourhood supermarket with a full in-house bakery and a range specifically designed to meet needs of the neighbourhood.
27/11/2020
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'.
19/11/2020
See inside our pick for November’s store of the month, Morrisons Market Kitchen. We look at how Morrisons is setting new expectations for how to combine an innovative foodservice operation within a compact supermarket format.
08/10/2020
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.
25/08/2020
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.
05/03/2020
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.

Presentations

19/01/2022
The GIANT Company has opened its fourth store under the GIANT Heirloom Market banner.
10/01/2022
We visited a range of Migros’s stores across Switzerland, with this report highlighting three standout formats: Bridge, Gooods and Migrolino Fresh.
05/01/2022
See how Asda has transformed its largest supercentre into an immersive retail and leisure destination.
16/12/2021
Billa is experimenting with different formats and has opened a premium Billa Corso store, complete with a fully operational wine bar.
07/12/2021
Farm Boy is spearheading Sobeys’ push to gain share in the Ontario market, especially in urban locations.
30/11/2021
This new store by INTERSPAR is in the Viennese Association of Banks’ former headquarters, a listed building in the first district of Vienna.
16/11/2021
Over recent months, Walmart Canada has remodelled several stores to launch different pilots as it evolves its store of the future.
29/10/2021
Discover how RT-Mart, a leading hypermarket operator in China, is using omnichannel elements such as online fulfilment, livestreaming and ROPO to drive sales and engage shoppers.
25/10/2021
Edeka has been strengthening its one-stop shopping proposition in 2020 and 2021.
25/10/2021
We visited two stores in Germany to understand how Kaufland's ‘facelift initiative’ is seeing the retailer employ an upmarket design and clearer navigation to evolve and improve the shopping experience.