Category Archives: INDUSTRY

What Home Means To Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

‘Sense of belonging’ is second on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It is intrinsic to happiness and wellbeing. Post Brexit and Trump, refugee crisis, consumers feel divided and there is uncertainty surrounding what home means. In addition to this, millennials are … (read more)

Summer & Sport in Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest As we welcome July, we are greeted by the promise of a month full of fitness with Wimbledon, The British Open and Tour De France. As exciting as that sounds, this month we are also celebrating nutrition … (read more)

Locality Inspired Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Ben & Jerrys Ben & Jerrys shared their three-part mission to communicate a localised authentic brand experience in Europe at the Retail Expo. Speakers, Chris Sherriff and Pete Champion described how Ben and Jerry’s were confronted with the … (read more)

FOOD RETAIL TACTICS

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source London Food Month June – the start of summer. Out come the picnics, strawberries, Pimm’s and sweet smell of BBQs’. To add to this delight, it is London Food Month. The city celebrates culinary creativity through array of … (read more)

London Fashion Week Pop Ups

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Selfridges Selfridges London Fashion Week started over the weekend. Whilst buyers, bloggers and fashion press have been racing around the capital in search for the latest styles, our weekend fashion agenda was to explore what is happening in … (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)

Behind The Project: Kat Von D Beauty

Posted by Kevin

“I want to LIVE inside the Kat Von D Beauty shop inside Sephora France!” We couldn’t ask for higher praise – that comes from Kat Von D herself, the creator and inspiration behind the brand. That was our intent from … (read more)

Retail Is Courting Chatbox Commerce

Posted by Alice Bodkin

According to World Retail Congress, 2017 is the year of Ultra Personalisation. Whilst personalisation is nothing new in retail, technology and social media has enabled experiences to become increasingly more tailored. With The National Retail Federation’s annual Big Show taking … (read more)

New York Restaurant Week

Posted by admin

With winter in full swing, the best place to turn to is food. NYC knows this and has lots of delicious events on offer for the coming months. NYC Restaurant week will run from Monday, January 23, 2017, through Friday, … (read more)

Retailers Must Find Their Long Tail To Survive

Posted by Michael

Image Source LSN Global The New Year has started well for the UK’s big retailers. M&S, Morrisons, Tesco, Primark, Debenhams, Supergroup, JD Sports, John Lewis and Sainsbury’s all enjoyed good Christmas sales. There were a few black spots. Next announced … (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)

Could shopping be the new lycra?

Posted by Michael

Image Source Pinterest As a new year approaches, it is commonplace to spend time reflecting on the last twelve months that defined 2016. And what an interesting time it has been. Of course, arguably there are circulating opinions that the … (read more)

Should retail get political?

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Stylus At the beginning of December, the Strategy team attended an event hosted in collaboration with Stylus in London called Unbound. The event explored retail, fashion, popular culture and one key topic was ‘should brands engage in politics’. … (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)

Retail Travel Guide: Antwerp

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest With its cobbled streets filled with cafes, tourists will travel all throughout the year to enjoy Belgium’s second largest city. With its quaint architecture, Antwerp is as charming as it is cool. Our in house Interior Architect … (read more)

Commoditising Culture in Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source: The Barbican Culture is now paramount when driving sales and brand engagement within retail experiences. With a democratisation of travel, the rise of consumer tribes such as the sixth continent, coupled with the accessibility of social media, the … (read more)

New York, New York

Posted by Michael

Overseas visits are an opportunity for us to check out different retail landscapes and see what is new. I’ve chosen to mention five very different stores as I believe their diversification demonstrates how we can think differently about what shops … (read more)

Our Wellbeing Workplace

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest In light of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work taking place during October, the Sheridan&Co team has deliberated over what constitutes a healthy work place. We came up with key components to what we … (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)

Campaigning for Clarity – Organic Beauty Week

Posted by Leonora Pearce

Image Source LSN Global With the clean eating buzz circulating the UK, it seems only logical that people have taken this a step further into a totally organic and clean lifestyle. With the skin being the body’s largest organ, many … (read more)

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