John Ryan is Stores Editor at Retail Week.
He has worked for the magazine for more than a decade and covers store design, visual merchandising and what makes things sell in-store - across every area of retail. In a previous life he spent 15 years as an international buyer for a major European retailer and was latterly based in Dusseldorf.As well as writing about stores he talks about them and in the last year has delivered presentations in locations as diverse as London, Santiago, Paris, Berlin, Vancouver, San Francisco, New York and, erm, Basingstoke. And for those who are interested in such things, he is a twitter devotee - please follow!
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The great majority of retailers have the chance to hive off elements of their offers and to create something new, but why don’t they do it?
Asda has revamped its Old Kent Road store with an eye on shoppers’ needs now and in the future.
Marks & Spencer lingerie and beauty stores will open in Saudi Arabia this month, following a model developed in the retailer’s Indian business (pictured).
- Comment: Warehouse’s London flagship points the way for others
- Store gallery: In-store innovations from EuroShop 2014
- Store gallery: Budgens supermarket, Islington
- In pictures: Warehouse flagship opens on Oxford Street
- Comment: If you have in-store screens, at least turn them on
- Store gallery: Dunelm, Milton Keynes
- Store gallery: La Rinascente Milan, Italy