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Store of the month: May 2022: Bristol Farms, LA, USA
See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Bristol Farms, LA, USA, a new concept that blends foodservice and grocery perfectly.
Retail execution at Hannaford, Rome, NY, USA
We review the latest store opening from Ahold Delhaize's Hannaford banner in the USA, including how the retailer optimises its global scale to deliver a locally relevant proposition.
Retail execution at Trader Joe's, California, USA
We look at how Trader Joe's is able to create a unique and exciting shopping environment and stand out in a competitive market.
Retail execution at Publix GreenWise Market, Marietta, USA
Publix continues to push ahead with the roll-out of the GreenWise Market specialty format. We review one of the latest stores to open as the retailer aims to build a stronger presence in the natural foods segment.
Retail execution at 7-Eleven, Dallas, Texas
We visited 7-Eleven's first Lab store in the USA, where it is testing a number of new innovations which include a smoothie bar, growler refill station and Scan & Pay technology.
Longo's, Toronto, Canada
We visited Longo's latest store concept in Toronto, where it has partnered with Amsterdam Brewery to integrate a brewery into the store.
HEB: how a Texan business gained a global reputation for retail excellence
We explore HEB’s formats and initiatives, looking at what makes the retailer standout as a globally renowned business.
Retail execution at Bel Air, Sacramento, USA
See inside the latest Bel Air store concept from Raley's as it continues to piush ahead with its new space plans during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wegmans, Brooklyn, USA
We visited the retailer's New York flagship to see how it has evolved its format for a smaller footprint, urban location, including ecommerce and meal delivery solutions.
Maxi, Montréal, Canada
We visited the latest concept from Loblaw’s discount supermarket format Maxi near Montreal. It offers an enhanced shopping experience while maintaining the low price position and supporting shoppers on a value-based mission.
Walmart Neighborhood Market, Levittown, USA
Last year, Walmart opened the Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL), taking an existing Neighborhood Market store and transforming it into a live retail lab. We recently visited the store to see how the retailer is using artificial intelligence to improve the in-store experience.
Store of the month: October 2021: Hy-Vee, Iowa, USA
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.
Watch: inside GIANT, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA
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'.
Watch: inside Walmart's Supercenter of the future
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.
Store of the month September 2020: Amazon Fresh, USA
See inside our pick for September’s store of the month, Amazon’s first Amazon Fresh grocery store. We look at how Amazon is creating a seamless, convenient shopping experience.
Retail execution at EatWell by Schnucks, Columbia, USA
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
G3 by FED, Vancouver Canada
We visited Vancouver's first drive-thru grocery store to discover the inspiration behind the format and what it could mean for the wider industry.
Inside Amazon Go Grocery, Seattle
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.