Expert Eye with

John Shepherd

Owner and Managing Director of Partridges
  • “Blame it on the weather”

    07 July 2015 Expert Eye
    For us at Partridges, the weather only started in 2004 when we moved to the Duke of York Square. Until that time, weather was something that happened to other people
  • “Today’s political menu”

    21 May 2015 Expert Eye
    As far as the 10 General Elections we have experienced go, like everyone who runs his own business, I have often been asked how the fortunes of Partridges have been affected by different political masters
  • “Everybody wants to make a brand”

    27 April 2015 Expert Eye
    In the famous words of Tears for Fears, "everybody wants to rule the world", and this is no less the case in respect of shops and shopkeepers and their good name or brand
  • “The customer is in the detail”

    20 March 2015 Expert Eye
    In my view, the average Partridges customer would probably fall into one of three categories.
  • The Key Elements of Success

    10 February 2015 Expert Eye
    On Thursday 25th May 1972, Partridges opened its doors for the first time at 132 Sloane Street, London. The doors were in fact opened by my brother, Sir Richard Shepherd, the first of at least eight family members to work...
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