Find in the news:
BY COUNTRY

Grocery giant Tesco is dropping the Metro concept



The grocery giant Tesco is quitting the Metro format, and all its stores will be renamed Tesco Express/Superstore.
Tesco

Britain's largest retailer Tesco has announced that it is migrating away from the Metro format for its stores. Over the next few months, 89 stores will be renamed Tesco Express, completely changing the concept of stores, and the remaining 58 stores will remain as before, but the name Metro on the signs will be changed to Tesco Superstores.

The Tesco Metro concept introduced back in 1994 underwent a complete format update in 2019. Metro format supermarkets were located mainly in central urban locations and were intended to cater to the flow of visitors to business districts. The concept implied that in such "supermarkets," customers would come to make large-scale purchases, for example, to buy everything the family needs for a week.

However, according to the company's data, just under 70% of Metro stores are now used by consumers as minimarkets, that is, for purchases for 1-2 days, and to buy take-out food. Consumers use only 31% of outlets for large-scale purchases. The company blames changing customer habits over the past two years on a decline in the popularity of the Metro format.

Tesco's announcement to employees states: "Over the past few years, we have seen changes in our customers' shopping habits, and we made the decision to rebrand all of our Metro stores to reflect these changes better." 

Photo credit: depositphotos.com.

More about shopping malls in the United Kingdom



Jun 1, 2022, United Kingdom:
The concept store is part of the Livat Hammersmith shopping and entertainment center in London.
May 19, 2022, South Korea:
Hyundai Seoul got a central atrium with a 12-meter waterfall and natural lighting.
May 12, 2022, Malaysia:
The complex is home to more than 200 tenants selling authentic local goods.
Apr 29, 2022, Europe, Europe:
The store sells streetwear created in collaboration with designers such as Soho Grit, Alma de Ace, BAPE, Herschel, and Staple.
Apr 28, 2022, USA:
Nike and RTFKT have announced a new collection of Nike Dunk Genesis Cryptokicks sneakers.
Apr 27, 2022, USA:
Meta Store has the intention of demonstrating the possibilities of virtual reality devices, as well as dispelling the mystery around the concept of the math universe.
Friend
and Follow
Liberty Center GLA:828 821 SF
USA . Cincinnati
Liberty Center
Designer Outlet Malaga GLA:322 917 SF
ADDRESS: 29004, Málaga, Spain
Spain . Malaga
Designer Outlet Malaga
Aviapark GLA:2 475 699 SF
ADDRESS: ul. Aviakonstruktora Mikoyana, 10
Russia . Moscow region
Aviapark
Cabot Circus GLA:990 280 SF
ADDRESS: Glass House, Bristol BS1 3BX
United Kingdom . Bristol
Cabot Circus


Edit text

Dear visitor!
If You wish to add appropriate information to this description, please make changes in the text below and they will take effect after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

SAVE CHANGES
ADD PHOTO

Dear visitor!
If you desire to add more photos to this description, please upload them and they will appear on the page after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

CHOOSE PHOTOS
SAVE CHANGES
Sign in Malls.com
Sign in please, if you already have an account

Registration



Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Thank you!
You will receive e-mail with registration data shortly. In email you'll find link, confirm your account by clicking on it, please.

Malls.com Team
Thank you for message!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
Good mall, bro!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
We are dissatisfied with you :-(
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team

Write to us