Tag Archives: Brands

Book Lovers Day and The New Elite

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest A few weeks ago, The Times reported that the sales of bookcases are up by at least 10% on the year at the retailer John Lewis. Premium ranges have driven this growth. The retailer reported that their … (read more)

Why the future of cities will shape retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest  Every weekend, I turn to the weekend supplements. Cup of coffee in one hand, I turn the pages with the other and take in current affairs, document what is neoteric and what could indicate the rise of … (read more)

Culture Connects

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Gucci In a climate of civic discourse, and consumer distrust, there is an inherent need for trading on culture and art to promote empathy and rebuild social cohesion. Modern retail is the crossroad between commerce and culture. Brands … (read more)

Optimism in Design

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source The Inspiration Room The word ‘progress’ has been a reoccurring conversational theme here at Sheridan&Co. The Author of The Sunday Times Bestseller Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There, Rutger Bregman put forwards that ‘a map … (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)

From the high street to online to flying cars

Posted by Michael

Image Source Selfridges It comes as no surprise to me that we have more brand and retail concept based projects on our books than at any other time. In Selfridges alone, we have recently installed new designs for Christian Louboutin … (read more)

MEET MILLENNIAL MUMS

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest Millennials are coming of age. They are entering their peak years and as they grow older, they are having children. According to PR Newswire, 9000 daily are becoming parents. We have seen the proliferation of millennial targeted … (read more)

NEO-KINSHIP

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source: LSN The idea of the nuclear family is changing. Rather than a couple and their 2.4 children, family units are smaller or more complex, and can spread across countries. Today’s work culture means that we have less time … (read more)

Total Retail for Total Recall

Posted by Michael

Image Source LSN Total Retail is the latest buzzword whizzing around the industry. It’s a new way to described the old ‘omni-channel’ concept and aims to show that  brands have to now project their messages and identity as much offline … (read more)

Why Retail Cannot Afford to Ignore Generation X

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Most recently, we have been swamped with Millennial focused retail concepts. Not too long ago, beauty bloggers and press were flocking to Selfridges to the launch of The Estee Edit. With Kendal Jenner as a brand … (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)

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)

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)

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)

Cocktails & Crackling Conversation with Bart Kaczanowicz (Part 1)

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Here at Sheridan&Co New York we have organised a series of events appropriately titled ‘Cocktails & Crackling Conversation’. These evenings present a unique opportunity for us to pick the brains of industry professionals and creative thinkers as well as delve … (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)

London Design Festival Network Evening

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Sheridan & Co attended a London Design Festival network evening at LSN Global on Thursday 22nd September. The event consisted of a  panel discussion between Hannah Robinson, visual editor at LS:N Global, Ma-tt-er, Tina Gorjanc, designer … (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)

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)

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