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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Rodney Fitch, who founded a company that remains in the vanguard of the store design industry, has died after a return of the illness he had fought over the past 18 months.
Halloween is imminent, but the sales potential of this event is still to be realised. Retailers need to jump on this US bandwagon.
Discounters and supermarkets still have different approaches to store design, but North London stores show that this divide may be shifting.
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