Category Archives: Innovation

Values Driven Valentine Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Selfridges Just a couple of weeks back, I was popping to Selfridges to visit the gifting hall. I was greeted with two displays of cards. One display presented beautiful Valentine’s cards. The neighbouring display however was full of … (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)

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)

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)

Magazines that we love

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest It is the start to the August bank holiday weekend- a conclusion of summer in which we all unwind and relax, preparing for the arrival of autumn. As we set to enjoy our long weekend with friends … (read more)

How Retail Can Learn From Clerkenwell Design Week

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global At the end of May, Clerkenwell Design Week took place in London. The week was a celebration of the creative community in the borough. A series of discussions and critical concepts explored the future of the … (read more)

Samsung 837: Does a store need to sell?

Posted by Kevin

Image Source Billboard Samsung‘s new flagship in the Meatpacking District of Manhatten; Samsung 837, is a “digital playground” that is all brand experience and, interestingly, has no product for sale. It’s a huge space, 3 stories tall, and has everything … (read more)

iBeacons On Regents Street

Posted by Araminta Sheridan

Image Songquan Deng / Shutterstock.com A disruptive trend for 2016 is iBeacons. iBeacon allows Mobile Apps to listen for signals from beacons within a retail environment and respond. The technology allows retailers to understand where their consumers are on a … (read more)

GET THE ETHOS RIGHT AND THE REST WILL FOLLOW

Posted by Michael

Ethos comes from the Greek word meaning character, it was used by the ancients to describe the beliefs that characterise the essential spirit of a community, a country, or indeed an ideology. So it’s fitting that two bright young entrepreneurs, … (read more)

RETAIL TRENDS 2016

Posted by Charlotte Moncrieff

Sheridan & Co prides ourselves on working alongside clients to ensure the retail environments that we help create influence consumers to engage with brands. The relationship between social commerce and networking is only getting stronger. Both consumers and brands should … (read more)

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EMPATHY RETAIL

Posted by Alice Bodkin

We are no longer living in an age where consumers strive for perfection. No. With hectic lifestyles, the unrelenting work schedules after December’s festivities, coupled with the pursuit of a January detox, consumers are on an emotional and physical quest … (read more)

TRY JANUARY

Posted by Alice Bodkin

January… the time of year that every drinks brand dreads, when wallets feel light, festive jumpers are put aside to make space for that dusty gym kit and alcohol abstinence becomes almost à la mode. Hitting back at ‘dry January’ teetotalism by … (read more)

E – COMMERCE: FRIEND OR FOE?

Posted by Michael

Travelling in the USA recently, I came across a retail trade survey from the Department of Commerce which showed that in the second quarter of the year there was a 4.2% rise in e-commerce sales, and an increase in total … (read more)

Virtual Reality – Designs brought to life

Posted by Rebecca

You may be familiar with the term ‘Virtual Reality’; most likely from your favourite Sci-fi blockbuster or TV show, portrayed as the ultimate vision of future entertainment and culture allowing the user to go where ever they want, whenever they … (read more)

PROVOKING THOUGHT: PSFK’S FUTURE OF RETAIL CONFERENCE

Posted by Matt Isenburg

A few of us from the New York office were lucky to attend PSFK’s Future of Retail Conference earlier this week. In addition to the PSFK team, we heard from designers and representatives from six companies. All of them generously … (read more)

The Ultimate Luxury Brand Exhibits In London

Posted by Rebecca

Louis Vuitton is the ultimate luxury brand. That iconic LV logo is one of much prestige and significance in the fashion and luxury world. Vuitton’s latest extravagance was brought to London this year and lasted until Monday the 18th of … (read more)

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