Romania 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.

Presentations

13/12/2019
Mega Image launched its latest concept, Fresh Bazar, in July 2019. The pilot store focuses on fresh food and healthy eating. We visited the new format to see how the retailer has created a differentiated, modern look and feel, while maximising its use of space.
13/11/2019
Supeco strikes a balance between being a discounter and a wholesaler. In 2019 it opened the first in Bucharest. The store showcases the banner’s core strategic priorities of offering competitive prices, on single or multiple items, curating the assortment to cover families' and B2B customers' needs and operating a model that provides a pricing structure for these distinct shopper bases too.
06/11/2019
We visited six stores in Poland and Romania to observe how the retailer's 'Vision 2025' strategy is manifesting on the shop floor.
04/11/2019
In 2018 Carrefour launched a strategic plan to adapt its business model and organisational structure to transform how food is sourced and to help shoppers afford more healthy products. We visited several Carrefour stores in Poland and Romania to see what changes the business is implementing in its operation to support the 2022 transformation plan.
23/10/2019
During a recent trip to Romania we visited one of the newly refurbished stores in Bucharest and observed the most recent new concept initiatives that retailer is considering.
21/11/2018
We visited Romania, one of Ahold Delhaize’s smallest but fastest growing markets. The store targets food-to-go shoppers and builds on the success of the Mega Apetit private label range, which launched in 2016.
21/11/2018
Mega Image invited us to its concept stores in Bucharest to see how it is evolving its offer to fulfil local needs. We saw four innovative concepts that show how it is adapting to win in Romania, while remaining aligned with the global insight from its parent organisation.
16/08/2018
Auchan has been developing two new store formats in Romania. A convenience store format which has a high penetration of private label products and a drugstore concept with a wide healthy eating range.
01/08/2018
Kaufland has been rolling out its new store concept since 2017. The new store design aims to grow traffic and basket spend. Following our visit to the Kaufland Romania flagship store in November 2017, we returned to Bucharest in May 2018 to see which features are being implemented in new and remodelled stores.
24/11/2017
We take a look at the latest concept store from Kaufland in Romania.