Store of the Week: Vomar

Store of the Week: Vomar

I reckon I’ve now visited 16 of the major Dutch food retailers, which means there is about six or seven left to go, which might necessitate hiring a car and exploring the east of the country. The latest box ticked was Vomar which I managed to pop into on a trip to...
Store of the Week: Harrods Fresh Market Hall

Store of the Week: Harrods Fresh Market Hall

I’m not a frequent visitor to Harrods, I must confess, but I had been looking forward to revisiting its food halls following an extensive refurbishment last year. I finally found time to pop down to Knightsbridge last week and I was very glad I did: this is food...
Store of the Week: BILLA

Store of the Week: BILLA

It seems these days that most airports I go to have either a BILLA or sister concept REWE supermarket within them. This is a good thing, as I get a bonus store visit while waiting for my flight, I get to stock up on Haribo and because BILLA and REWE stores are...
Store of the Week: BILLA

Store of the Week: BILLA

It seems these days that most airports I go to have either a BILLA or sister concept REWE supermarket within them. This is a good thing, as I get a bonus store visit while waiting for my flight, I get to stock up on Haribo and because BILLA and REWE stores are...
Store of the Week: Mercator

Store of the Week: Mercator

I’ve been wanting to visit Slovenia for quite some time and last week finally provided an opportunity – and what a lovely place it is too. Ljubljana is a beautiful city; Slovenian food and wine is awesome; the locals are a very friendly bunch; and the there is some...
Store of the Week: Ipercoop

Store of the Week: Ipercoop

The Italian grocery market has long been dominated by Coop Italia and CONAD, although the French retailers Auchan and Carrefour have built up a decent presence, the Selex buying group is another considerable presence and well-regarded supermarket chain Esselunga...