Following their visits to over 1,000 food retail stores in over 45 different countries, IGD RetailAnalysis has picked some of the best to be on your must-see list in 2020.
Those includes locations in Europe, Asia and North America, along with Africa and Latin America. Both global and national retailers are featured, in addition to smaller, local operators. Among the leading retailers, Walmart takes the spoils this year, with three stores featured. These include new concept stores in Canada, Mexico and the UK.
We, at AIR&D, are very proud to see one of our recent projects featured on this must see list.
Africa: Pick n Pay, Johannesburg
Pick n Pay on Nicol was renovated in October 2019, bringing the impressive flagship store up to date. The redesigned 3,900 sq. m store features a completely renovated layout with an expanded cafe, pharmacy and convenience food sections. Building on Pick n Pay’s long-standing strengths in fresh, the next generation store has upweighted this part of its offer. This part of the supermarket has been enhanced through the introduction of its new LiveWell private label range and an expansion of its plastic and packaging-free section. Beside the core elements of the supermarket offer, Pick n Pay on Nicol adds key foodservice products and counters to create destination appeal for shoppers.
Air&D had the privilege of being closely involved in developing this new retail concept.The ideation process and development of the new store concept was the product of close collaboration between Air&D and Pick N Pay.
The new store layout was designed based on Air&D’s intelligent analytics and transactional big data analytics.