Store visits

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Costco’s store in Seville, Spain is its first in continental Europe. We review how the retailer is bringing its strength in fresh meat, food and produce, meal solutions and depth in non-food to enable it to differentiate itself from rivals in this competitive market.
We spent a day with Dansk Supermarked in Copenhagen where we appreciated how the retailer is meeting shopper needs with winning strategies tailored by format.
In Le Bon Marché-owned store, La Grande Epicerie de Paris food hall offers shoppers excitement and inspiration to food retailers globally.
Carrefour City Malakoff highlights the benefits of franchisee run stores by empowering store owners to target local shopper needs
Carrefour Market Courbevoie is an urban supermarket that provides a food-oriented offer to meet the needs of a diverse and wealthy shopper base
We visited a winning formula from SPAR: a convenience store, burger bar and restaurant all under one roof.
We visited one of the retailer’s forecourt sites acquired from Rontec in 2012 to see how Sainsbury’s has developed the format...
We visited Spanish discounter DIA’s health & beauty fascia Clarel, a format which complements its core grocery network. Targeted at middle-income consumers, the format is constantly evolving. DIA’s aim is for Clarel to become the benchmark in Iberia for shoppers looking to buy health, beauty, household, baby, personal care and pet care products.
We spent a day with the DIA team in Madrid, visiting one of the company’s core store formats, DIA Market, and the innovative produce-focused Fresh by DIA, to see how DIA is strengthening its proximity profile in Spain.
Auchan Roissy Aeroville is a hypermarket and Drive meeting the needs of different shopper bases – a family’s weekly shop and convenience for those wanting to purchase items quickly – with an on-going focus on price.