Australia 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.


See inside our pick for August’s store of the month, Aldi Corner Store, Sydney, Australia. It’s the retailer’s first small-format store with a new layout and convenience-driven experience.
See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coles, Moonee Ponds, Australia. This store has been transformed to bring its “Together to zero” sustainability strategy into life.
See inside our pick for December’s store of the month, Woolworths Metro, Sydney, Australia. We look at how the retailer is making a marked shift towards locally-sourced neighbourhood supermarket with a full in-house bakery and a range specifically designed to meet needs of the neighbourhood.


We take a look inside Harris Farm Markets two flagship stores in Sydney. Where the retailer is delivering great fresh food, a fun and interactive in-store environment and showing how independent retailers can compete against the big chains.
Fresh Pantry in a new company-owned convenience store concept by Metcash. This report looks inside the first store in Melbourne, examining its mission focused layout and fresh food-to-go proposition that is tailored for on the move shoppers.
The best stores we've visited over the last year.
Woolworths at Warringah Mall was one of the retailer’s first stores to showcase its next generation format, it provides a strong ‘market style’ fresh food offer and puts healthy living front and centre.
Aldi Waterloo in Syndey is an example of the retailer's latest store format in Australia, showcasing a larger store footprint, stronger fresh food offer, category evolution and a new in-store layout and design.
Coles Burwood East is one of the retailer's latest renewal stores. The store displaying new features that help differentiate the offer from competitors, strong value communication, plus new online fulfillment solutions.
We have created this report to bring you a collection of stand-out discount stores from across the globe. Read on to discover why you must see these stores and how the discount channel is becoming more competitive than ever.
Australian shopping habits are changing with a growing demand for convenient solutions. Woolworths Metro at Melbourne’s Central station is one of the retailer’s new urban convenience stores that it has been opening to try and take advantage of this trend.
Coburg North is one of Coles’ latest stores, displaying the retailer’s continued format enhancements. Highlights include; strong value execution, a growing focus on Aussie fresh food and new community initiatives.
Aldi at Manly Wharf showcases the retailer’s new format in Australia. As a world first for Aldi, it shows how the retailer is developing its in-store environment whilst maintaining great value, quality and efficiency in its operations.