Tag Archives: Social Media

The Rise of Anti Haulers

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest Disillusioned by an oversaturated beauty market, mass consumerism, and products failing to live up to their social media hype, bloggers are now creating ‘anti-hauls’ where they explain why they are not buying certain products. The anti-haul resonates … (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)

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)

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)

CEW Product Demonstration Evening

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Pinterest The Sheridan&Co team attended a highly anticipated beauty event last week, the CEW production demonstration evening. CEW is renowned for bringing together the freshest and finest brands, and the people behind them. The evening itself is centred … (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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Cocktails & Crackling Conversation with Giovanni Zaccariello (Part 2)

Posted by Alice Bodkin

The second installment of our creative salon “Cocktails and Crackling Conversation with Creative Thinkers” welcomed Giovanni Zaccariello, VP Global Visual Merchandising at Coach. In part one, Sheridan&Co New York discussed their inspirations from Bart Kaczanowicz. Gio began with a brief … (read more)

Jockey’s Show ‘Em What’s Underneath Campaign Celebrates Individuality.

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Jockey According to Business Insider, London’s new Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has announced that advertisements that portray “unhealthy or unrealistic body images” are to be banned from the city’s public transport. The Evening Standard stated that the Mayor, a … (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)

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