Tag Archives: London

Afghan coats, platform shoes and the spirit of optimism

Posted by Michael

Image Source: Pretty Green The smell. That’s what I remember most about my first Afghan coat. It was a sweet, pungent goaty smell that took my breath away every time I went near it. Yet I loved that coat. It … (read more)

London Design Festival

Posted by Natasha Clifford

Image Source: The London Design Festival The London Design Festival celebrates London as the design capital of the world. Founded in 2003, the Festival hosts some of the country’s top creatives, retailers and educators, featuring exhibitions, product launches and seminars … (read more)

Why we are obsessed with the Sixties

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pink Floydz George Gordon Byron once said, “History, with all her volumes vast, hath but one page”. One has just to look to the streets of London to see a revival of the 60’s. Head over to Kensington … (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)

What Home Means To Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

‘Sense of belonging’ is second on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It is intrinsic to happiness and wellbeing. Post Brexit and Trump, refugee crisis, consumers feel divided and there is uncertainty surrounding what home means. In addition to this, millennials are … (read more)

Summer & Sport in Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest As we welcome July, we are greeted by the promise of a month full of fitness with Wimbledon, The British Open and Tour De France. As exciting as that sounds, this month we are also celebrating nutrition … (read more)


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)

The Rise of Generation M

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Nike Last month, Nike launched an empowering advert staring female Muslims running in hijabs. Whilst the advert has prompted controversy on a global scale, it concretes the rise of a powerful consumer group that will greatly impact retail … (read more)

The Future of Luxury Retail with Chimera

Posted by Julien Sheridan

Our CEO Jules Sheridan sat down with Reeda Ouzerdine to discuss his latest venture, Chimera. They catch up exploring the future of retail in the luxury sector. See what they spoke about here and how to the pass the time … (read more)

An Adult’s Guide to Design

Posted by Freddie Sheridan

In order to establish a great idea, you must put the rules aside and start with a dream. As we grow from children to adults, we learn rules. The reason for this is that when we find ourselves in similar … (read more)

Spring Has Sprung In London With The Affordable Art Fair

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Image Source Affordable Art Fair  Along with the dramatic improvement in weather, the Affordable Art Fair has hit London today and will be running until 12 March 2017.Head to Battersea Park and take advantage of the abundance of artworks by … (read more)

Department Stores Must Go Back To Find The Future

Posted by Michael

Image Source The Met Sometimes we need to look back to inform how we move forward. Taking a step back is exactly what our department stores need to do if they are to survive in the bitter battle for sales … (read more)

World Book Day

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Image Source Pinterest Yesterday was World Book Day in the UK. Whilst William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and Enid Blyton are amongst some of our favourite authors here at Sheridan&Co, we have put together a list of some the best places to be at … (read more)

Nostalgia Is Having A Big Moment

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Google We have explored how VR and AI will be transforming the retail landscape throughout 2017. Whilst conversations surrounding retail tech has be entertaining our team for quite some time, there are always antithesis perspectives to be enjoyed. … (read more)

Trust in Crisis

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Beauty Pie According to Edelman’s Trust Barometer, trust is in crisis globally. The PR firm has been documenting trust since 2012 across key institutions including government, NGOs, media and business. The level of trust in government is 41% … (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)

London’s New Design Museum

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Following the relocation and transformation of the Design Museum from its home of 27 years in a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames to the old Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington, the Design Museum is now ready to welcome the … (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)

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