Europe store visits

Videos

See all our store visit videos here.

2/02/2023
See inside our pick for February's store of the month, Edeka, Düsseldorf. Be inspired by the store’s stunning design and outstanding confectionery, service counters, and fresh offer.
5/01/2023
See inside our pick for January's store of the month, Auchan, Cascais. It is an innovative take on the hypermarket concept. With progressive architecture and design, the store is a reminder that elegance and style can accentuate the food shopping experience.
07/11/2022
See inside our pick for November's store of the month, Epic, France. It is a blend between a convenience store and a fine food specialist, making it unique and able to cater for both locals and tourists. Be inspired by the store's design, fresh food zone and the wine cellar.
04/10/2022
See inside our pick for October's store of the month, Tesco Liffey Valley. Explore how Tesco has relocated categories and invested in fresh to drive improvements in shopper perception.
06/06/2022
See inside our pick for June's store of the month, Shell Select, Fulham, UK, Shell's first electric vehicle only station in the UK.
06/04/2022
See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coop, Monza, Italy, the first autism-friendly supermarket in Europe.

Presentations

31/01/2023
We visited the UK's first all-electric forecourt to see how the switch to EV ownership is beginning to change roadside retail.
24/01/2023
Edeka's cooperative model allows independent retailers greater freedom to create truly remarkable stores. Be inspired by two Edeka stores in Düsseldorf, Germany run by Zurheide Feine Kost we visited in December 2022. The report focusses on store design, and in-store category activation and differentiation.
24/01/2023
Understand what you can learn from Portuguese retailers, as they continue to evolve their operations to meet shopper demands.
23/01/2023
We step inside Albert Heijn's renewed XL store to see how it is evolving its thinking with more space dedicated to fresh and an improved store flow.
04/01/2023
Zabka is one of the fastest growing convenience retailers, and has the largest network of autonomous stores, in Europe. We visited three of its store formats in Warsaw, Poland to see if it is Europe's most innovative retailer.
19/12/2022
Cashierless stores have been a hot topic in 2022. We take a look inside a new hybrid concept from discount format Netto in Germany and consider if this is the future of the technology.
01/12/2022
We visited Central Co-op's recently opened Donington store to see how the society is seeking to connect with the local community and deliver its values-driven approach to retailing.
01/12/2022
Although the hypermarket concept might be stressed, Continente shows a way forward by creating credibility and authority in general merchandise as well as driving excellence in store design, fresh, merchandising and shopper marketing.
15/11/2022
See Asda’s first standalone convenience store, located in Sutton Coldfield, UK, as it attempts to forge a presence in the sector.
15/11/2022
See Aldi’s latest thinking on categories, private label, promotions, merchandising, fixtures, checkout solutions and in-store comms.