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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Electricals giant Dixons has launched two new-store designs – one a Currys and PC World in London’s Canary Wharf shopping centre and the second featuring a remodelled kitchen department at the Thurrock megastore.
The time when all of our high streets looked the same may be at an end, but there are still some die-hards.
John Ryan reports on the latest displays at Trinity Leeds shopping centre, where store signage is becoming part of the store experience in its own right.
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- Store gallery: Gap, Boxpark, London
- Comment: Creating real difference in retail is a difficult thing to achieve
- Store gallery: Eataly Milan, Italy
- Store gallery: London's West End retailers show off windows for spring