NEXTGEN MERCHANTAINMENT

Posted by John Dupuis

It’s been a long time since Disney World began training their staffers to be “Merchantainment Hosts”. In plain terms, creating positive experiences for guests results in more sales. As early as 2000, David Lauren, Executive Vice President, Advertising, Marketing and … (read more)

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW CREATIVE DESIGNER

Posted by Ishbel

Sheridan&Co is a leading international retail design agency working with some of the world’s greatest brands. We are looking for a creative retail designer to join our global design team and will be based in our Market Harborough studio. We are … (read more)

2014 TRENDS – ‘HYPER-LOCAL AESTHETIC’

Posted by Ishbel

With the help of LS:N, the worlds leading ‘Lifestyle News Network’, Sheridan&Co have been considering the trends we have seen in 2013, and are set to be immersed in throughout 2014. One we find particularly inspiring is the way retailers … (read more)

SELFRIDGES DRIVE THROUGH

Posted by Ishbel

Selfridges have officially bridged the gap between in-store an online, pick and mixing the best of both to bring us the ultimate in pragmatic shopping; Click and Collect Drive Through. The ease of online shopping from your laptop, tablet or … (read more)

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM SHERIDAN&CO

Posted by Julien Sheridan

Christie Repcheck, our very talented Graphic Designer, who works out of our NY office has designed our beautiful Christmas card this year. As my finger hovered over the “send” button on an email to the printer, I suddenly decided not … (read more)

ASK THE PACKAGING DESIGNER

Posted by Ishbel

Gift sets are one of the biggest Christmas sellers for the beauty sector. With so many products filling the shelves to tempt us into gift buying, how do the premium brands make their sets stand out? John Dupuis, our US … (read more)

THE CLOSING GAP – INDIE CRAFT VS BIG BOX RETAIL

Posted by David

Last weekend I found myself in a grand old bank surrounded by hipsters. I was attending the Renegade Craft Fair–a curated indie craft marketplace that celebrates all things handmade. It is held biannually in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago … (read more)

ARE YOUR STAFF AFRAID OF ENGAGEMENT?

Posted by Michael

Pensioners being knocked down in the rush for Tescos Black Friday bargains? Pregnant women squashed in the scrum of shoppers as they scrambled to buy cut-price TVs on offer ahead of the Christmas buying period? 
This is bonkers and I … (read more)

GREEN LONDON

Posted by Ishbel

Throughout the 20th century, imaginings of the future have tended to be white, chrome and clinical. But as we move forward into an increasingly tech-centric future, we aren’t losing the green or the nature. Rooftop gardens were the new place … (read more)

IS SMALL THE NEW BIG??

Posted by John Dupuis

In 2010, American Express realized and underwrote Small Business Saturday to encourage shoppers to patronize independent, local, brick-and-mortar shops. In one short year, it was officially recognized by the US Senate then in 2012 67% of consumers reported awareness. (According … (read more)

GOOD SHOP BAD SHOP; FREDDIE SHERIDAN IN RETAIL WEEK

Posted by Ishbel

Last week our Director Freddie Sheridan got to see his name (and face) in print when he was featured in the Good Shop Bad Shop column in the weekly magazine Retail Week. Here is what he had to say… Rapha, … (read more)

‘SELFIE’ vs. ‘SHOWROOMING’, THE NEW DIGITAL RETAIL PHENOMENA

Posted by Ishbel

The Oxford Dictionary has announced their word of the year for 2013; ‘Selfie’. Whilst many social media cynics will be despairing, Sheridan&Co are able to take a step back and recognise the importance of both the meaning of the word … (read more)

WALKING INTO A WINTER WONDERLAB

Posted by Olivia

It’s about that time! With Thanksgiving a week away and Christmas just around the corner, temporary retail experiences are popping up around New York City. Bryant Park is no stranger to the festivities, hosting its annual Winter Village that features … (read more)

J CREW HITS REGENT STREET

Posted by Cressida

After a tantalising wait, London has welcomed the iconic American brand, J Crew, with open arms. The desirable label is a favourite of celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper. The store landed on Regents Street on … (read more)

DID SHERIDAN&CO DO THAT?

Posted by Nate

Sheridan&Co. a full service Retail Design Company, with luxury brand clientele in the cosmetic and spirit industry, recently managed a floor to fixture installation for a top of the line skincare brand in the newly renovated Grand Hall in Macy’s … (read more)

A CAPTIVATING EVENING AT THE COPRA BALL

Posted by Ishbel

Last week Sheridan&Co had the pleasure of attending the annual COPRA Ball in London, held in aid of the fantastic charity Look Good…Feel Better.  This very special charity provides support for women and teenagers suffering from the visible side effects … (read more)

IS IT BRICKS OR CLICKS FOR YOU THIS CHRISTMAS?

Posted by Cressida

Christmas:  for most of us, it is the season of the annual shopping frenzy.  For retailers, it is the season of the annual feeding frenzy, representing 20%-40% of yearly sales. It is also the perfect moment to assert the importance … (read more)

GORGEOUSNESS FILLS THE STUDY

Posted by Cressida

The Study is alive with gorgeousness! Step into our retail space on Blandford Street, and walk into a realm of sensational smells and delicate cream colours.  This week, The Gorgeous Company have popped up in our retail space for two … (read more)

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: TAKE II

Posted by John Dupuis

In an article I recently read in WWD, Leslie Wexner, founder of The Limited and Victoria’s Secret boldly stated that ‘Department Stores are Irrelevant’.  A few days later Terry Lungren, Chairman and Chief executive of Macy’s Inc. told WWD that … (read more)

DIFFERENTIATE OR DIE

Posted by Michael

Take a trip across London’s Golden Mile and you’ll see the dinosaurs starting to roar again. One by one the great shopping dinosaurs  – department stores like Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, Debenhams and John Lewis – are shaking off … (read more)

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