Author Archives: Sarah Manning

About Sarah Manning

Owner of Visual Merchandising Courses. Running both practical and online VM Courses to Retailers & Students. Based in Hertfordshire, just outside of London, UK.

HTA Marketing Conference – Visual Merchandising Presentation

Photos of last month’s Marketing conference for The Horticulture Trade Association at their head office in Oxford. As part of my presentation I discussed Visual Merchandising trends and tips for Christmas merchandise. Presenting how you can apply the four key … Continue reading

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Speaking at the HTA Marketing Forum

This month I am very proud to be speaking about maximising your Christmas sales with great Visual Merchandising at the Horticulture Trade Associations Marketing Forum in Oxford. I will be exploring key display and visual merchandising principles to help create … Continue reading

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Online VM Courses For The London College of Fashion

I have been teaching the online Visual Merchandising Courses for The London College of Fashion for over 8 years now. The online learning short courses allow you to experience London College of Fashion wherever you are in the world. The … Continue reading

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Summer at Tower Bridge London

This Summer we have gone all out on a nautical theme for the windows and in store displays at Tower Bridge London. Using a selection of nautical props , accessories and coloured mood lighting within the window helped to create … Continue reading

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VM Instore Training for Independent Retailers

I specialise with my In Store Visual Merchandising Training for Retailers. I work with a variety of mainstream as well as many independent retailers travelling to their stores to run bespoke practical visual merchandising training with their teams. This month … Continue reading

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Window Dressing for Floris London

Installing this beautiful window on behalf of One Big Company for Floris London. This window was inspired by the Art Deco designs on Floris new 1927 fragrance. All photos copyright of VMC For more info on our Windows Dressing services … Continue reading

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My day judging at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

May is one of my favourite months as there’s always so many exciting events going on ! My highlight of this month was attending the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, I’m very honoured that the RHS ask me to be a … Continue reading

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Launch of Spring Displays at Elenique Skin Clinic

This month I have been working with Elenique Skin Clinic in London, designing and installing their Spring displays for both the windows and the in store areas. For the Cherry Blossom trees I wired artificial cherry blossom branches around the … Continue reading

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Hallmark Christmas 2018 Roadshows

This month I have been running Visual Merchandising Masterclasses at the Hallmark Christmas 2018 roadshows in Manchester, Cork, Dublin and London. The Masterclasses were offered to all Hallmark clients visiting the shows and aim to give retailers key advice and … Continue reading

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Top 5 Window Dressing Tips For Your Retail Store For 2018

For our first post of 2018, I thought we would kick off with some key window dressing tips which will help you to improve your retail store windows. These priniciples and tips can be used by all types of retailers … Continue reading

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