Latin America 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

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.
17/09/2020
See inside our pick for October’s store of the month, Grupo Éxito Wow, Laureles. We look at how the retailer is innovating and investing in technology to simplify the shop, integrating retail and foodservice, and showcasing strength in private label.
 

Presentations

17/07/2018
We visited Chedraui's flagship Selecto Chedraui store in Santa Fe to see how it is blurring retail and foodservice elements to meet a range of shopping missions.
16/07/2018
When recently visiting Bogota, Colombia we found the main talking point for retailers and suppliers was the rapidly growing discount channel. In this retail execution we explore ara, one of the biggest players in the market.
16/07/2018
We visited Cencosud's flagship store in Bogota to see how it is redefining hypermarket retailing for future success,
31/05/2018
A key goal for the Walmart business is to integrate its physical and digital operations. The retailer is looking to lead change in the retail sector through innovative new concepts. With the aim of becoming a leader in the omnichannel business by 2024 in Mexico. We recently visited one of these impressive new concept stores in Mexico City.
07/12/2017
We recently visited Soriana's new premium format Hiper Miyana in Mexico City. Take a look at how its food led development encompasses food-to-go, casual dining, fuller restaurant options and s supermarket.
01/09/2016
We spent a day with the DIA team in Buenos Aires to see how the retailer is going beyond its traditional focus on delivering low prices and building its success on helping its shoppers to be ‘smart’.
27/07/2016
Carrefour is a market leader in Argentina, operating a multi-format proposition. We spent a day with the Carrefour team in Buenos Aires, checking out the latest innovations and store concepts, including its digitally advanced, connected hypermarket.
07/03/2016
We've been in-store at one of the newest global Eataly stores, in São Paulo, Brazil, to assess the concept and to see what we can learn from it.
25/02/2016
We look at how this highly successful operator targets affluent shoppers in Rio de Janeiro.
23/02/2016
We’ve been in-store to see one of Cencosud’s flagship hypermarkets in its native Chilean market, to learn more about how it is innovating across food and non-food to enhance the shopper experience.