John Ryan

Retail enters a brave new world
The holidays are upon us, as is the end of the decade, and it’s reasonable to say that there have been a few changes since...
How can you keep a department store relevant?
In the U.K., there are two parts to the John Lewis Group. The first is the John Lewis department store chain, while the...
Adidas unveils a four-level flagship in London,...
In London, Adidas (Herzogenaurach, Germany) has just opened what is claimed to be its most teched-up store to date and a...
The new store from cut-price fashion retailer...
When fashion retailer Primark (Dublin) arrived in Boston in late 2015, it took over the premises of a former department...
If you’re taking over an existing building –...
There’s an area in Milan that, just a few years ago, was where many big banks had offices. While it was grand, it was just a...
Samsung debuts a new experience destination in...
Flagships lead fleets, don’t they? Follow this line of thought and, unless you have multiple fleets, it’s a fair bet that...
A new store on Paris’ Champs-Élysées from France’...
French department store operator Galeries Lafayette (Paris) has opened a new store on the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris...
The tech giant sets up shop around the corner...
You have to hand it to Microsoft. At a moment when there is a certain amount of political local difficulty in the U.K., and...
Europe and North America stand as glittering...
What is it about the Atlantic Ocean that seems to prevent U.K.-based retailers that cross it from flourishing once they...
Chinese-style kiosk/stores without staff have...
The East is headed West. In the U.S., you may have Amazon Go and the walk-in-and-take-it-off-the-shelf-and-leave mentality,...

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