John Ryan is an analyst, consultant and journalist covering retail design, product merchandising, strategy and marketing for a variety of companies and magazines.
As managing director of 'Newstores' he also 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, online editor of retail design magazine www.MInd-mag.com and a frequent contributor to Retail Week.
On the consultancy side, his clients range from Deloitte to Carpetright, John Lewis 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.