North America store visits


See inside our pick for December's store of the month, Save-On-Foods, Coquitlam, Canada. It is a new innovative flagship store which showcases fresh foods at their best and raises the bar with its restaurant quality foodservice proposition.
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 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.
We have created this report to bring you a collection of stand-out discount stores from across the globe. Read on to discover why you must see these stores and how the discount channel is becoming more competitive than ever.
We visited Trader Joe’s in Chicago to learn more about the retailer and how it has created a unique proposition in the competitive US market.
Southeastern Grocers has launched a number of new concepts this year as part of one of the largest format reinvention programs in the US grocery market. We visited its new Winn-Dixie concept in Jacksonville, Florida to see how it is placing format development at the heart of its turnaround strategy.
We recently visited Save-A-Lot in Cincinnati as its parent company, Supervalu, prepares to spin-off the chain into a separate company. We look at how it is starting to redefine its offer with a new category-led approach.
Earlier this year Aldi opened the first of 45 planned stores for California as part of its accelerated US expansion plans. We review the retailer’s contemporary store format, key elements of the proposition, and how it is communicating the Aldi story.
As one of its most successful store formats in the US, Walmart continues to evolve the Neighborhood Market with a strong fresh food offer, new services and the integration of its online offer. We review one of its latest store openings.


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.