John Ryan's stories
With a substantial number of its shoppers coming from China, Bicester Village has had to make rapid inroads into the digital sector.
What rising rents and increased online shopping mean for London’s traditional flagships.
Specialist football etailer Pro-Direct is hoping its first physical presence, just off Carnaby Street, will prove to be a game changer.
Shopwatch: Heathrow terminal 2Subscription
Heathrow T2 opened this month, and its upmarket retail offer won’t disappoint those who buy before they fly.
Visual Merchandising: Using shop tacticsSubscription
Getting customers in the mood to spend requires more than just having the right stock - a store’s design can clinch the deal.
Shopwatch: Diesel Black GoldSubscription
Diesel’s upmarket, minimalist sub-brand has opened its first store, which is worlds apart from its parent’s jeans-stuffed shops.
Shopwatch: International round-upSubscription
The green shoots of recovery mean store openings are picking up pace and big-name retailers are spreading their wings.
EuroShop 2014: Visual merchandisingSubscription
The triennial EuroShop show unveiled the latest store design and retail innovations.
Scotch & Soda, Carnaby StreetSubscription
The Dutch young fashion brand has made a foray into central London with its latest store, but does it manage to differentiate itself from the competition?
M&S accessories, Pantheon, Oxford StreetSubscription
M&S’s rejuvenated store represents a departure from the retailer’s standard format.