United Kingdom 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.

Videos

See all our store visit videos here.

06/06/2022
See inside our pick for June's store of the month, Shell Select, Fulham, UK, Shell's first electric vehicle only station in the UK.
28/02/2022
See inside our pick for February’s store of the month, Aldi Shop&Go, London, UK. It is the retailer’s first checkout-free store in the UK.
05/01/2022
See inside our pick for January’s store of the month, Asda, Milton Keynes, UK. See how the new flagship store has been transformed from a functional hypermarket to a leisure oriented retail destination.
25/05/2021
See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Eataly, London, UK. Be inspired by how the retailer attracts shoppers back into the City of London with its amazing counters, fresh ingredients and open kitchens.

Presentations

25/09/2018
Learn how Midcounties Co-operative are using partnerships to shape the offer in-store, attracting new shopper groups and serving new missions.
11/09/2018
Learn how Co-op tailored their branding, communications, range and in-store environment to appeal to festival communities, and particularly young shoppers.
04/09/2018
We visited Poundland’s Luton store to explore the new dual-fascia with clothing brand Pep&Co.
28/08/2018
See inside the newly designed Booths MediaCity store.
10/07/2018
A close look at B&M's new chilled and frozen category following its takeover of Heron Foods, and other key developments for this growing UK variety discounter.
19/06/2018
Offering an exceptional quality of fit and execution, Raj Bathia's store at Battersea, shows how an independent retailer of vision can deliver an offer to meet the exacting demands of this high-end location.
14/06/2018
We visited three MRH sites to see how the forecourt operator is flexing store formats to fit customer needs
11/06/2018
This small supermarket format shows how Waitrose is seeking to bringing the essence of its big store offer to a more limited footprint.
06/06/2018
Our guide to a sample of great stores in SPAR’s Northern Guild.
06/06/2018
How McColl’s is evolving its retail format to better meet today’s shopper needs and the impact of is supply partnership with Morrisons