Walmart 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.


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.


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.
We recently visited Walmart’s remodelled Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas to see how it is testing a new look and feel and new approaches to technologies, services, products and layouts. With a network of over 3,400 Supercenters in the US, the retailer is focused on ensuring their continued relevance for shoppers against a backdrop of growing ecommerce sales and smaller store format developments.
We visited Makro Montague Gardens in Cape Town to see how the fascia is growing its sales and shopper numbers, while simultaneously implementing a multichannel strategy against the backdrop of an increasingly competitive South African market.

We visited Asda’s new supermarket in Wealdstone to see how the retailer is attracting London shoppers as it expands its presence in the capital.


We review one of Walmart’s most recent Supercenter openings in the US as it continues to evolve its large format model to remain relevant for shoppers.

We take a look at Asda’s first automated 24-hour online grocery collection point in Haydock, which is expected to be the blueprint for Walmart’s future click & collect expansion.

Following a challenging year for Sam’s Club, the focus is now on accelerating the turnaround strategy. We visited Sam’s Club in Lomas Verdes, Mexico City, to see the latest initiatives in action as the Center of Excellence strategy continues its rollout.


We visit this recently remodelled store to understand how Walmart Japan blends the business’s global scale and local expertise to create a low cost, high quality fresh food offer…

Asda’s latest standalone petrol forecourt represents how the retailer is extending its UK reach and prioritising customer convenience while showcasing the new brand refresh.
Asda’s latest superstore remodel in Grantham shows how the retailer is experimenting with new concepts and taking inspiration from parent company, Walmart.