Store of the future store visits

Videos

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07/11/2022
See inside our pick for November's store of the month, Epic, France. It is a blend between a convenience store and a fine food specialist, making it unique and able to cater for both locals and tourists. Be inspired by the store's design, fresh food zone and the wine cellar.
04/10/2022
See inside our pick for October's store of the month, Tesco Liffey Valley. Explore how Tesco has relocated categories and invested in fresh to drive improvements in shopper perception.
01/09/2022
See inside our pick for September's store of the month, Lotte Zettaplex. It is a new store concept with many inspirational range areas and high impact execution. The format aims to provide unlimited choice for shoppers, providing reasons to encourage them back into large stores.
11/08/2022
See inside our pick for August's store of the month, Naivas Foodmarket, Kenya. The new store concept is visually impressive, with a clear focus on fresh and enhanced store design.
19/07/2022
See inside our pick for July's store of the month, Carulla FreshMarket, Medellín, Colombia. Be inspired by the store's exciting design which creates a memorable shopping experience, with a focus on sensory experiences, health, sustainability, AI technology, and exclusive third-party partnerships.
11/03/2022
See inside our pick for March’s store of the month, Tops Market, Central Siracha, Thailand. It is an eco-friendly store based on a glasshouse concept – a first in the Siracha region.
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.

Presentations

15/11/2022
See Asda’s first standalone convenience store, located in Sutton Coldfield, UK, as it attempts to forge a presence in the sector.
03/11/2022
We step inside one of the retailer's new store developments to see how it's using store design to create a bold new look.
13/10/2022
We visited Donnybrook Fair, Dundrum to see how Musgrave has created a destination for premium food-for-now and food-for-later solutions in this major south Dublin retail location.
13/10/2022
Discover the elements which Kroger prioritised as it rethought its traditional approach to format development.
08/09/2022
Discover how Amazon has adapted its core urban convenience format for a suburban location.
05/09/2022
A review of Rewe’s first Pick & Go concept.
29/07/2022
Latest premium store format from Central Group showcasing personal services.
08/07/2022
Discover how the retailer is modernising its convenience store offer and bringing a new proposition, fusing retail and food-to-go, to consumers in the USA.
24/06/2022
In 2018, Sainsbury's looked to take on Boots and Superdrug and become a beauty destination through its beauty transformation programme.
14/06/2022
Understand how Carrefour is activating an omnichannel approach in-store, while uplifting its fresh offer and executing sustainability in-store.
06/06/2022
Understand how Carrefour's discount supermarket banner, Supeco, is evolving its stores to fulfill shopper missions, to compete with market leader Mercadona.
06/05/2022
M&S Stevenage has been opened in a former Debenhams. The 75,000 sq. ft store covers two floors and stocks the retailer’s full range of food, apparel, kids wear, beauty, home wear, an opticians and a café.
26/04/2022
Understand how Spain's grocery market leader continues to evolve and enhance its shopping experience through its private label and 'Ready to eat' range.
01/03/2022
Following plans announced by Amazon last year to launch its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology in two Whole Foods Market stores, the first has opened in Washington, D.C.
28/02/2022
See inside this completely transformed hypermarket and understand what makes it a store of the future.
21/02/2022
How Reitan Convenience Sweden raised the bar by developing a new range for ‘the world’s most sustainable convenience store’
02/02/2022
For the first time, Loblaw has extended its Pane Fresco brand beyond its Fortinos banner, enabling the retailer to deliver a new proposition for bakery and prepared foods. We recently visited its flagship Toronto store to see how it continues to raise the bar in these areas.
19/01/2022
The GIANT Company has opened its fourth store under the GIANT Heirloom Market banner.
26/11/2021
Carrefour opened its first frictionless store in Paris with the promise to "shop in 10 seconds and pay in 10 seconds". No gates, no need of an app, just walk inside the store.
29/09/2021
With an established reputation for innovation, US-based Hy-Vee has launched a new store format which reimagines the grocery store. We review the concept which features a new food hall dining experience, an expanded HealthMarket department and additional in-store partnerships.
25/08/2021
Aldi opened in Australia what is probably its most ambitious and bold concept in the recent years. This new concept is about half the size of a standard store and focuses on fresh food products and convenience to meet urban shopper needs
04/08/2021
Find out how K-Citymarket Tammisto and K-Supermarket Mustapekka deliver category excellence in our exclusive report.
27/07/2021
How Carrefour is transforming its supermarket model by focusing on fresh, meal solutions, sustainability and online services. We visited the first upgraded store to see what makes this new concept an outstanding success with sales increasing by 10%.
29/06/2021
Amazon Fresh UK offers a ‘Just Walk Out’ easy-to-shop format with an impressive range of products catering to a range of key convenience missions. In this report we take a deep dive into the products on offer in the Chalk Farm store and review the shopping experience.
07/05/2021
Migros opened in Zurich’s city centre a brand-new concept, called Bridge. The innovative store blends supermarket and foodservice in an impressive and very well-designed space. Migros describes it as a place for food enthusiasts to meet, share and learn.