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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Last week Primark opened its second store in Belgium, one with a much higher profile than the first owing to its location in Brussels.
Rotterdam’s Markthal boasts a market-place atmosphere that includes mainstream retail offers, all under one spectacular roof.
The French sports retailer aims to open up to 50 stores in the next three years and says it sees the potential for up to 100 UK shops.
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- Store gallery: What’s in store for store design in 2015?
- Comment: Pop-ups are not always cause for universal rejoicing
- Store gallery: The best international Christmas window displays
- Store gallery: Eastpak’s pop-up uses clever in-store technology and design