Tag Archives: Technology

AI is promising new consumer touchpoints.

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Youtube AI and chatbots are everything and everywhere. Whilst in nascent stages, these emergent technologies are where consumers are. Innovation is beyond being in their home and on their phones. As robot assistants permeate, brands will need to … (read more)


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)

Brands Need To Dream Up New Utopias

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source Internet Age Media A short while ago, the Sheridan&Co strategy team were indulging in explorations of nostalgia. Revisiting the 90s with Pokémon Go and the relaunch of Nokia 3310 inspired fond memories within the team. Yet, as strategists … (read more)


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)

Why Retail Must Trade On What It Means To Be Human

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source SXSW Whilst we have been exploring the future of technology in retail, SXSW has helped shaped our analysis of how we believe brands can innovate in the future. SXSW is an annual film, music and technology festival that … (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)

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)

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)

New York Restaurant Week

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With winter in full swing, the best place to turn to is food. NYC knows this and has lots of delicious events on offer for the coming months. NYC Restaurant week will run from Monday, January 23, 2017, through Friday, … (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)

Future Forecast 2017

Posted by Alice Bodkin

Image Source LSN Global Christmas carols and mince pies are now a distant memory. New years resolutions made and quite possibly already broken, January is here. This is a time in which we reflect upon the trends and movements of … (read more)

Seasonal Storytelling in New York

Posted by Alice Bodkin

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was a stirring, not even a mouse’. Given the fact that New York does not sleep, and the city is never quiet nor is it still, we … (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)

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)

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