John Ryan is an analyst, consultant and journalist covering retail design, product merchandising, strategy and marketing for a variety of companies and magazines.
As founder and managing director of ‘Newstores’ he provides a service that delivers details daily of new stores from around the world for retail boards in the UK and overseas.
John is, among other things, European editor of VMSD, a contributor to Retail Week and Stores + Shops in Germany. On the consultancy side, his clients range from Deloitte to Carpetright, Marks & Spencer to Sainsbury’s.
In a previous life, he was a retail buyer for C&A, a role he fulfilled for 14 years in London and Dusseldorf.