Category Archives: Retail Strategy

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

What an exciting time to be a retail design agency.

Posted by Freddie Sheridan

Image Source LSN Global “Are traditional brick-and-mortar retailers dying a slow death?” was the biggest question that investors were asking at the beginning of June, according to Voice of America. Such a statement that has been authenticated by Market Watch, … (read more)

The Power of Integrity

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image source, Be United After a recent trip to see our team in New York, it became clear to us that, as we are seeing in many different markets, Millennials are becoming increasingly more drawn to niche brands. By highlighting … (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)

The What, the Where and the Why of Retailing 

Posted by Michael

Nassim Taleb; the philosopher and author of the best-selling book, the Black Swan, posed an interesting question recently that got my brain ticking about how we humans are adapting to technologies; and vice-versa. He asked, via Twitter, whether anybody knew of … (read more)

Urban Design for Mental Health: The London Dialogue

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image, Urban Design for Mental Health Sheridan&Co attended Urban Design for Mental Health: The London Dialogue on February 23rd. By 2050, two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. With this is mind, health is becoming an increasingly important … (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)

Links Of London, NYC

Posted by Araminta Sheridan

After securing Links of London as a client in Fall 2014, Sheridan&Co is proud to work with the brand for the opening of their store in Time Warner Center, Manhattan. Sheridan&Co had been working with Links of London for several … (read more)

Captivating Times

Posted by Michael

Tiffany’s, Rolex, Cartier, Van Clef & Arpels, Bulgari, Chopard, Piaget, Graff and, at the top of the money tree, Harry Winston; what do all these great jewellery brands say to you? Well, all these superb jewellers are terrifically good at … (read more)

Sustainable Materials

Posted by James Murray

Within the Retail Design industry there are several materials that we rely on such as; Laminate, MDF, Acrylic, Glass and Steel. The majority of retail builds consist of a mixture of the above materials and unfortunately are often destined for … (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)

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