VMTrends: “The Dawn of the ‘Sensual Merchandiser!’”

Visual merchandising has always been difficult to define and as stores develop into multi-media and sensory experiences then the realm of visual merchandising will evolve further.

It will embrace the sensual worlds of music, imagery, video, digital technology, smell, product interaction and lifestyle & promotional events. All this, which is traditionally the responsibility of marketing, store design, merchandising and other retail functions must be integrated with one strategy and one creative concept.

 

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In an ideal world the vision and the delivery of the dynamic … Continue reading

VM Trends: Tim Radley in Discussion – Retail Design Expo’17

VM Trends: “An End to ‘Easy’ Visual Merchandising!”

Tim Radley, CEO of VM-Unleashed! will be in discussion at the Retail Design Expo 2017

Please come, listen and join in on Monday 8th May, 12pm.
May 8-9, 2017, London Olympia.

 

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Tim Radley is the founder of retail specialist consultancy VM-Unleashed!

His expertise comes from 25 years of working with, and helping, a wide variety of UK and international businesses with their retail performance, store experience and all facets of what has become visual merchandising.

Visual merchandising, in its … Continue reading

2nd Joy of a Retail Spring – What do my store staff really do?

As retail stores become more remote from the head office of the business, through more diverse and dispersed portfolios, it becomes more and more difficult to know what operations the store teams are performing, how frequently they are performing them, and to what standards.

 

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This understanding is ironically more important than ever as stores serve and survive in a wider variety of contexts, graded and segmented in a growing number of ways, delivering more focused assortments to more different people in a retail world that … Continue reading

“The Wonder of Workshops!”

For maximum benefit ensure the retail workshops you receive are…

1.       Personalised through pre-visits and discussions

2.       Relevant through individual research by experts

3.       Interactive between presenter and audience and within the audience itself

4.       Concluded with feedback, recommendations and priority action plans

 

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Many of us will remember the “wonder of workshops” in our corporate adolescence. In days gone by we were summoned to presentation rooms and talked at on subjects we were not generally … Continue reading

VM&RD: “What’s the Future of Visual Merchandising?” Part 4

“What is the Future for Visual Merchandising?” - Part 4

An article by Tim Radley in India’s VM&RD Magazine

 

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Extracted from the article on “What is the Future for Visual Merchandising?” a first collaboration with VM&SD Magazine, India’s only magazine to focus on all aspects of retail design and visual merchandising in the context of branded shopping environment.

 

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Part 4 “The Role of Technology in VMOperations”

Can technology help visual merchandising in this unpredictable future?

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VM&RD: “What’s The Future of Visual Merchandising?” Part 3

“What is the Future for Visual Merchandising?” - Part 3

An article by Tim Radley in India’s VM&RD Magazine

 

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Extracted from the article on “What is the Future for Visual Merchandising?” a first collaboration with VM&SD Magazine, India’s only magazine to focus on all aspects of retail design and visual merchandising in the context of branded shopping environment.

 

What is the future for visual merchandising?

 

Part 3 “Education or Compliance?”

Against a backdrop of retail uncertainties and technological innovation it’s ironic that one of … Continue reading