North America store visits


See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Bristol Farms, LA, USA, a new concept that blends foodservice and grocery perfectly.


We recently visited Metro's Super C discount format in Quebec City to see how it's bringing its 'Zero Compromise' strategy to life in store.
We recently visited the newly opened Whole Foods Market 365 store in Santa Monica to review the changes which have been made to this innovative, value-orientated format, following its re-launch earlier this year. We assess its prospects for the future and what to expect under Amazon’s ownership.
The best stores we've visited over the last year.
We visited the new Hannaford ‘store of the future’ concept, which represents a new design for the retailer, providing a wealth of additional conveniences and products.
This month Lidl opened its first stores in the US. We visited this new discount format to review the retailer's prospects in the market, understand how it has tailored its offer for the US consumer and identify what we expect to see next.
We recently visited Sobeys' new Safeway extra format for Western Canada to learn more about its focus on fresh and natural foods, and the growing role of food-to-go within the business.
We recently visited Walmart's latest store of the future concept which brings together a number of shopper-focused innovations designed to enhance the big-box experience.
We visited this large Meijer supercentre in Illinois, to see how the retailer is successfully adapting its hypermarket format to remain relevant to shoppers.
Learn how Kroger has developed a unique store concept which taps into several leading market trends. This store demonstrates excellence in fresh and prepared foods, health and wellness and creating an experiential in-store environment.
We visited Publix in its home market of Florida, to see how the retailer engages with customers through its high quality offer.


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.
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'.
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.
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.
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
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.
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.