Tag Archives: Retail

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)

The Future of Empathy in Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image source LSN Global Confronted with civic discourse, a global trust crisis, the rise of populist politics and technology that makes our lives increasingly more isolated, the case for empathy has never been more immediate. Empathy enables people to have … (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)

Locality Inspired Retail

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Ben & Jerrys Ben & Jerrys shared their three-part mission to communicate a localised authentic brand experience in Europe at the Retail Expo. Speakers, Chris Sherriff and Pete Champion described how Ben and Jerry’s were confronted with the … (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)

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)

The Age of Distraction

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global. Last month, Sheridan&Co’s strategy team attended a bi-annual trend briefing hosted by forecasting agency; LSN Global. Whilst the afternoon was filled with many actionable insights, one trend that invited us to reflect upon the consumer journey … (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)

Five Key Takeaways From Euroshop 2017

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Image Source Euroshop Euroshop is a leading trade fair for retail investments worldwide. The fair took place throughout the week in Dusseldorf. The Sheridan&Co team attended to discover the latest trends and insights that will be shaping the industry. Here … (read more)

#BeBoldForChange for International Women’s Day with Jules Sheridan

Posted by Julien Sheridan

Image Source International Women’s Day In celebration of International Women’s Day, we sit down with Jules Sheridan to discuss #BeBoldForChange. Q: Tell us about your thoughts behind #BeBoldForChange? J: #beboldforchange could have been written on my birth certificate. It has … (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)

The Year of Retail Tech

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global According to Malcolm Gladwell, a tipping point is a ‘magical moment in which an idea or trend crosses a threshold. The social media or behaviour tips and spreads like wildfire. It is a moment of critical … (read more)

The Future Of VR By The Think Collective

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source The Think Collective Sheridan&Co attended an event hosted by the Think Collective last week that explored the future of VR. Impressively, $4bn has been invested in Virtual Reality since 2010 and there are 10.8 million people using the … (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)

London Fashion Week Pop Ups

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Selfridges Selfridges London Fashion Week started over the weekend. Whilst buyers, bloggers and fashion press have been racing around the capital in search for the latest styles, our weekend fashion agenda was to explore what is happening in … (read more)

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