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

26/11/2018
Costcutter Kirton shows how the symbol group is taking insight into action to create best practice in local convenience retailing.
19/11/2018
We explore the formats that make-up the UK's largest symbol group network highlighting the focuses for future development.
16/11/2018
We visited Co-ops new On the go concept to see how its tailoring its range and in-store environment to be a quick and easy, food-to-go focused store.
13/11/2018
See how Tesco is bringing together its latest thinking on small store design, customer missions and payment technology at this test format.
09/11/2018
A selection of great convenience stores.
07/11/2018
See how this iconic department store is transforming its traditional food halls.
06/11/2018
A ‘first of its kind’ pop-up shopping experience offering the latest trends for the season, plus a whole lot more
09/10/2018
See inside Superdrug's new Beauty Studio concept at Fosse Park.
02/10/2018
We visited Aldi's unique testbed store in Glascote to understand how the discounter is focusing on creating more efficiencies in-store.
25/09/2018
See inside Tesco's first Jack's discount store and how it plans to compete on British sourcing as well as value.