China 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

28/07/2020
Meiyijia is one of the fastest growing convenience chains in China. This report highlights best practice from stores in Guangdong province, with retailer context considered.
04/06/2020
We were invited by SPAR International to spend a day with SPAR China and its local partner SPAR Guangdong, visiting its business in Dongguan in south China.
08/04/2020
We highlight some of the key improvements seen at two newly renovated Mannings stores in Shenzhen, China.
23/03/2020
Opened in April 2019, Carrefour Wangfujing is the retailer’s latest premium concept store. In this report, we will take a look at how this store epitomises the current trend of retailers expanding through compact formats and making shopping trips simpler, faster and more convenient than before.
10/03/2020
We highlight five themes that are contributing to 7-Eleven’s ongoing success in Shenzhen.
20/01/2020
Suguo is a retail chain owned by China Resources Vanguard. We visited its flagship store in Nanjing to learn how this unconventional hypermarket reinvents itself in the digital era.
14/01/2020
CR Vanguard’s latest store concept, Vanguard MART, shows us what the future of retail in China could look like.
10/01/2020
Bite & Sip Institute is the latest concept store of G-super, a premium supermarket chain owned by Greenland Business Group. It redefines grocery shopping by providing a fun, engaging and unique shopping experience.
09/12/2019
Walmart China’s latest project has been renovating its Longgang hypermarket, which has adopted many of the digital elements used in its supermarket format. Walmart Longgang offers a blueprint for renovating other Walmart stores across network, with fresh area expanded and the overall experience upgraded.
18/07/2019
Alibaba continues to expand its presence in bricks-and-mortar retail. We visit Hema fast&freshade (also known as Freshippo f2), the retailer's latest convenience store concept.