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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.
Produce 2.0 at Walmart, Phoenix, USA
We visited a Walmart store in Phoenix, Arizona to see the retailer’s latest produce initiative, Produce 2.0.
Amazon Go Grocery, Seattle, USA
We visited Amazon's largest and most remarkable store to date featuring its just walk-out technology to see how it continues to push the boundaries of innovation in food retailing.
Retail execution at Star Market, Boston
Albertsons' new Star Market store format in downtown Boston is a great example of how the retailer has flexed a large format store for an urban location. See how the retailer has incorporated a street-level convenience store and expanded foodservice offer to optimise a high traffic location.
Retail execution at Whole Foods Market, Davie, USA
With a more challenging outlook for specialist natural and organic retailers in the US, Whole Foods Market continues to raise the bar on store design and emphasising its points of difference. We visited its store in Davie, Florida to see how the format continues to evolve.
Metro Canada: flexing the Super C format
We visited the store on its opening day to understand how Metro is flexing its Super C format to adapt to the local environment. We were impressed by the design and the well-tailored assortment. The retailer is also testing a different category layout and wider assortments for organic foods and large pack products.
Retail execution at Food Basics, Pickering, Canada
Food Basics is Metro’s discount banner, serving value-seeking customers in Ontario, Canada. We recently visited its new store to see how it is adapting the offer to a smaller footprint.
Walmart, Toronto, Canada
We visited Walmart Canada's new hypermarket concept in Toronto. The new concept is part of Walmart’s hypermarket of the future programme and aims to appeal particularly to younger customers and families.
Wegmans, Natick, USA
We've been inside Wegmans' flagship store development to see how the retailer has built one of the most productive food retail formats in the US.
Retail execution at Chalo! FreshCo, Surrey, Canada
Earlier this year, Sobeys launched its FreshCo discount format in western Canada as part of its plan to improve its competitiveness in the region. Recently, we visited its South-Asian inspired concept, Chalo! FreshCo, which also forms part of this initiative.
Retail execution at Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada
We take a look at how Loblaw-owned, Shoppers Drug Mart, is encouraging senior shoppers to ‘age powerfully’ with its Wellwise format. See how the drugstore operator is catering for the growing number of over 65s living in Canada.
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.