Category Archives: CONSUMER

The Rise of Anti Haulers

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest Disillusioned by an oversaturated beauty market, mass consumerism, and products failing to live up to their social media hype, bloggers are now creating ‘anti-hauls’ where they explain why they are not buying certain products. The anti-haul resonates … (read more)

Courting Centennials

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Millennial 20/20 Millennial 20/20 took place at the beginning of May. The Summit hosts over 3000+ brands corporates, start ups and retailers to understand to the complexity and characteristics that define the vast generation. According to Forbes, there … (read more)

MEET MILLENNIAL MUMS

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest Millennials are coming of age. They are entering their peak years and as they grow older, they are having children. According to PR Newswire, 9000 daily are becoming parents. We have seen the proliferation of millennial targeted … (read more)

The Rise of Generation M

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Nike Last month, Nike launched an empowering advert staring female Muslims running in hijabs. Whilst the advert has prompted controversy on a global scale, it concretes the rise of a powerful consumer group that will greatly impact retail … (read more)

Why Retail Cannot Afford to Ignore Generation X

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Most recently, we have been swamped with Millennial focused retail concepts. Not too long ago, beauty bloggers and press were flocking to Selfridges to the launch of The Estee Edit. With Kendal Jenner as a brand … (read more)

Trust in Crisis

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Beauty Pie According to Edelman’s Trust Barometer, trust is in crisis globally. The PR firm has been documenting trust since 2012 across key institutions including government, NGOs, media and business. The level of trust in government is 41% … (read more)

Retail’s Future is Female

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest The future is female is a social movement that has dominated consumer conversations, and has exploded across the Internet and social media. Later this year, Wonderwoman will hit the screens. Wonderwoman was conceived with expressed cultural significance. … (read more)

Future Forecast 2017

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Christmas carols and mince pies are now a distant memory. New years resolutions made and quite possibly already broken, January is here. This is a time in which we reflect upon the trends and movements of … (read more)

Is social media the new retail?

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global The term omnichannel is by no means new. However, for a long time the worlds of social media and retail have been viewed almost as two separate entities. Whilst we are experts of retail, our contemplation … (read more)

Our Favourite Festive London Pop Ups

Posted by Alice Bodkin

As the saying goes, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.This could not be truer this December. There are an abundance of activities that unfold over the festive period in the capital. Hyde Park transforms … (read more)

2017 Retail Predictions

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Elemis As we approach the New Year, we reflect on the key insights that have driven retail in 2016 and what will become more prominent in 2017. Fast and Slow Strategies Due to the break away of traditional … (read more)

Contemplating the Consumer Journey

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Working in retail design and delivering new store spaces for clients, our strategy team spends a significant amount of time understanding consumer behaviour and how this corresponds within a purchasing journey. However as we develop our … (read more)

The Jewellery Store of 2025

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest At the start of September, Michael Sheridan attended an event at the International Jewellery London as a guest panelist. The topic discussed was ‘’the jewellery store of 2025: How new technologies and in-store experiences will change retail’. … (read more)

How to apply creativity to the physical space

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Maxus Agency What is creativity today? How do we apply that to the physical space? These questions prompted a talk Michael Sheridan gave a couple of weeks ago for the Maxus Agency. So what does it mean to … (read more)

Sheridan&Co Snippet – New Retail Openings New York

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source: Pinterest New York is one of the best shopping cities in the world. The city has so much diversity. From iconic designers to independents, we explore what’s new in New York. Pintrill Image Source: Hiconsumption Opened in May, … (read more)

Jockey’s Show ‘Em What’s Underneath Campaign Celebrates Individuality.

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Jockey According to Business Insider, London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has announced that advertisements that portray “unhealthy or unrealistic body images” are to be banned from the city’s public transport. The Evening Standard stated that the Mayor, a … (read more)

The Future Success of M&S Depends On More Than Just Its Fashion Line

Posted by Michael

Image Source Bluewater Get the M&S stores right and the customers will follow. Steve Rowe, the new boss of M&S, says his priority is to fix clothing and to make the chain store’s clothing “more fashionable.” Let me tell Mr Rowe … (read more)

London Craft Week

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image source, China Design Centre The start of May welcomes London Craft Week – an annual event that celebrates extraordinary craftsmanship. The week enables the public to discover a programme of exciting events, from workshops to famous and celebrated studios … (read more)

The Third Place

Posted by Matt Isenburg

Image, General Assembly Instagram On Tuesday March 22nd I was able to be a part of a presentation put on by General Assembly. Gonzalo Casals, the VP of Programs & community engagement for the High Line, has been exploring cultural … (read more)

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