Western Europe 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.

Presentations

25/06/2020
We visited a selection of Aldi and Lidl stores in Switzerland to explore each retailers' latest initiatives. This report will give you an overview of the latest in-store innovations and developments from the discounters.
15/06/2020
The dutch variety discounter is growing rapidly across Europe and continues to evolve its grocery assortment. We visited several stores in Madrid and Paris where the retailer's strengths around seasonal events and beauty products were clear.
03/06/2020
We visited Asda’s Edinburgh Jewel store to see how the retailer is further enhancing its customer offer. The store showcases elements of the latest format thinking from Asda, featuring a number of trial concepts, and demonstrating the retailer’s focus on ‘test and learn’ partnerships.
29/05/2020
We visited the independent Thornton's Budgens in Belsize Park, London. This report highlights how the retailer is committed to servicing its community and driving change for a sustainable future.
28/05/2020
We visited Booker's well-established depot in Swindon to see how the wholesaler platforms its product and service offer to meet B2B needs across a mixed urban and rural catchment.
21/05/2020
We visited some of the latest stores in the Spanish Capital and were impressed by the upgraded concept. This report will give you an overview of the latest in-store innovations and developments from the discounter..
15/05/2020
We visited a number of Edeka stores located across Berlin. This showcases its high-quality supermarket offer and demonstrates how Edeka creates an engaging environment which welcomes a variety of shoppers.
13/05/2020
We visited two different urban Carrefour formats in Spain to observe how the retailer is evolving its urban proximity and focuses on how each format has highlighted different initiatives to enhance its shoppers experience.
07/04/2020
This Rewe store is located in a busy area of Berlin. The store combines a large selection of food-to-go options with a high-quality supermarket offer, creating an engaging environment which welcomes a variety of shoppers.
26/02/2020
We visited Central England Co-op's new store in Belper, Derbyshire. See how the retailer is evolving its design at this community-focused store.