World Retail Congress 2019


John Ryan

John Ryan

John Ryan

Managing Director, Newstores
United Kingdom

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.