Category Archives: Retail

TAKEAWAYS FROM CEW’S YEAR IN REVIEW

Posted by Trish

Last Thursday, beauty industry leaders gathered for the annual NPD Beauty Industry 2013 Year in Review and Trend Forecast, hosted by CEW. This was the first time I attended NPD’s year in review, and it’s quite an experience to sit … (read more)

Valentines Day: the perfect excuse for retailers to capture our hearts

Posted by Cressida

Valentine’s Day is almost here, to the delight of retailers who can exploit that annual tradition of buying love tokens and expressions of affection. Retailers can smile and attempt to play Cupid on the 14th February, after suffering the periodic … (read more)

A CONVENIENT COMMUTE AS CLICK AND COLLECT COMES TO THE TUBE

Posted by Ishbel

  Amidst the London tube and travel chaos that ensued last week when Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) Workers Union called a 48 hour strike in dispute with TFLs plans to ‘modernise’ the underground, … (read more)

UPDATE for Our Little Shop of Health Pop-Up Shop

Posted by Cressida

With plans for our pop-up shop in Marylebone well-under way, we’re overwhelmed with the phenomenal response! The pop-up shop housing 10 exciting health brands (See link for more details) will be running throughout the weekend of 22nd and 23rd – … (read more)

RESULTS EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS – THE ROLE OF DESIGN

Posted by Ishbel

In October we brought you details of the unveiling of Illuminum’s contemporary fine fragrance concept shop at Henri Bendel in New York. We are off to a flying start this January and have just had great news from Illuminum to … (read more)

THE STUDY WELCOMES ORIGINAL MINERAL TO LONDON

Posted by Cressida

2014. Coined by our director, Freddie Sheridan, ‘the year of excitement and extremes’, Sheirdan&Co’s retail pop-up space, The Study, welcomed in the New Year hosting the UK press launch for the luxury haircare brand, Original & Mineral (O&M). Originating from … (read more)

OPPORTUNITIES @ SHERIDAN&CO: A CREATIVE RETAIL DESIGNER.

Posted by Cressida

Looking for a new job opportunity? Sheridan&Co are hiring a Creative Retail Designer who will work within our Creative and Design Team based in either our London or Leicestershire offices. We are looking for a driven and passionate individual with a minimum … (read more)

OPPORTUNITIES @ SHERIDAN&CO: ACCOUNT MANAGER.

Posted by Cressida

  Looking for a new job opportunity? Sheridan&Co are hiring an Account Manager, who will work within our Client Services team based either in our Leicestershire or our London office. We are looking for a hard-working, focused individual to work … (read more)

HAS THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION CHANGED THE WAY WE PERCIEVE COLOR?

Posted by John Dupuis

  Increasingly we’re spending more time looking at digital screens. According to the Benton Foundation, adults in the U.S. average five hours and nine minutes daily with digital media, up from four hours and 31 minutes last year and three … (read more)

Little Shop of Health: Our Pop-Up Health Weekend

Posted by Cressida

Hungry for health? Living it and loving it? Then what could be more perfect than walking into a pop-up world housing exciting health food and drink brands? Come to support, sample tasters, purchase and stock up on some truly scrumptious … (read more)

HEALTH FOOD BRANDS – IT’S ALL ABOUT TRUST

Posted by Cressida

Health foods sales are booming.  We’re becoming increasingly conscious of how nutrition is key to wellbeing, while most of us know someone with a food allergy of some kind.  In fact, the global health food market is rising at over … (read more)

FINDING OUR WAY…

Posted by John Dupuis

Skilled oceanic explorers from Polynesia connected places with stories through celestial navigation to help them remember routes. As early as 1000 AD, they explored and settled the Islands of the Pacific using way-finding. Other early examples of creating environments that … (read more)

THE SCOOP ON SCOOP

Posted by Ishbel

This week, London provided us with the ever-exciting chance to meet both new and established brands at Scoop, International Fashion Show. This was the seventh edition of the show, across two venues; Phillips in Howick Place and The Saatchi Gallery … (read more)

FROM HUMBLE FRUIT TO HUGE BEAUTY; LUXURY TAKES OVER COVENT GARDEN

Posted by Ishbel

Chanel, Dior, Burberry…a glance around the cobbled piazza in Covent Garden and you would think that it is turning into a new-New Bond Street with some of the worlds biggest luxury brands taking up residence respectively. However, upon closer inspection, … (read more)

TRYVERTISING: TRYING BEFORE BUYING

Posted by John Dupuis

As early as 1914, W.K. Kellogg of the Kellogg Company distributed free samples of Corn Flakes: He believed that if people tried a good product, they would keep buying it. In the Mid -1940’s Mrs. Lauder of the Estee Lauder … (read more)

‘A world of Pure Imagination’: Selfridges launch Festival of Imagination

Posted by Cressida

‘Develop imagination, throw away routine… Imagination is the mother of originality’:  this mantra, from Mr Selfridge himself, is the inspiration behind the Festival of the Imagination just launched by Selfridges at their Oxford Street flagship store. It’s a stunning opening … (read more)

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)

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)

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)

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