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

28/05/2014
We visited Walmart’s members’ club format, Sam’s Club, to see its latest thinking for the format in Mexico. The store incorporates a number of the elements which the retailer has put in place to drive an improved performance in 2014.
28/05/2014

We visited this Bodega Aurrera discount store in Mexico City to see how Walmex is delivering a compelling value proposition for Mexican shoppers, bridging the gap between informal markets and supermarket formats.

28/05/2014

We visited this great example of a Walmart Supercenter in Mexico City, which is flexing its offer to meet the needs of more affluent shoppers.

19/05/2014

Drugstores are outperforming grocery in Brazil, with their strong ranges, pleasant shopping environment and specialist advice. We visited this Drogasil store in São Paulo, from leading player RaiaDrogasil, to see how it is effectively targeting higher income consumers.

19/05/2014

Emerging markets, including Brazil, are key growth engines for DIA and continue to report dynamic results. We visited this DIA store in São Paulo to see how its focus on low prices and value, along with similarities to the popular ‘atacarejo’ format, are attracting shoppers.

10/04/2014

TodoDia is one of Walmart’s key formats for expansion as it looks to grow among less affluent shopper groups. We visited this store in São Paulo to see how it meets the needs of the local community and demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to its EDLP strategy. 

10/04/2014

We spent a day with the Walmart management team in São Paulo, visiting some of its core formats. We visited this Supercenter – Walmart’s hypermarket format – to see how the retailer is winning with large formats.

25/11/2011

Brazil’s drugstore sector is growing fast, with the consumer boom feeding the appetite for branded goods. We visited a leading player, Droga Raia, that is expanding organically and through acquisition to increase share.