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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US fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters has made its European debut with three stores in Westfield and Bluewater shopping centres.
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- Store gallery: Boohoo.com’s New York pop-up shop raises brand awareness
- Store gallery: Card Market champions cheap and cheerful store design
- In pictures: American Eagle lands at Westfield London
- Comment: Netto’s double-act with Sainsbury's looks a canny move
- Store gallery: Samsung Galaxy Studio is a customer experience playground
- Store gallery: A tour of Topshop’s Fifth Avenue store with Sir Philip Green
- In pictures: Topshop's Fifth Avenue store in New York opens tomorrow