Several ways grocery retailers are elevating the store experience

From the design of service counters, retailers are focusing on brand innovation as well as historic strategies to keep their stores relevant. Despite all the media focus on e-commerce, grocery retailers are making sure they don't tak...
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The Future of Supermarket design

In recent news articles posted on this site, our insight has focused on Amazon Go, Wholefoods, Albert Heijn, Gooz and what the supermarket itself may look like in years to come. It’s been a game-changing decade for the industry and...
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Amazon Go and food retail design

Amazon is laying the groundwork to bring its checkout-free grocery store "Amazon Go" to America and Europe, as the Seattle based online giant steps up efforts to enter the global food market. Amazon Go deliberately avoid using...
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Branding and Hypermarket design trends Albert Heijn

When Albert Heijn XL opened its doors in Eindhoven, we saw a completely renewed retail hypermarket brand concept, full of technological innovations. The XL is a big megastore with a world of food, colour, theatre and smell. It is lively and f...
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Fresh food convenience store design consultant

For anyone who likes good food from convenience stores, we follow the latest food trends when designing these formats. We seek to work with the best retailers, food bloggers, suppliers and engineers to anticipate where the consumer demand and tren...
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Whole Foods Market retail store design

How small producers thrive and helped define the Whole Foods Market business model. When Whole Foods Market first opened its doors as a small natural and organic retailer in 1980, local producers were the lifeblood of th...
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Convenience food retail store design

When you look at the heart of a large city it is clear that there is room for diversification of food and non-food formats. Micro-convenience store concepts are the ultra-compact store covering less than a 100sqm and have long been in fa...
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Digital design brings new opportunities to food retail consultants

Food retail: digital brings new opportunities to brick-and-mortar On June 6, 2016, Amazon launched a full online supermarket service in the UK. With other major players, such as Ocado, already influencing the market, the bric...
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