Who We Are

We aim to make shopping better for retailers, brands and shoppers alike.

We’ve been operating in the global retail design realm for over 25 years, continually growing and adapting to meet the demands of each of the regions we operate in.

 

Everything we do is centered on a single overarching mission; creating solutions that drive shopper conversion. Our range of services encompass everything from insights and strategy, design and conceptualization, right through to engineering and execution. True to our heritage in manufacturing, our ideas and designs are firmly rooted in technical know-how. We design with real-world results in mind, and always strive to be remarkable.

 

Designers. Strategists. Account Managers. Directors. South African. British. Brazilian. American. Asian. No matter where people are from or what role they serve, Barrows employees all over the world are united by their can-do demeanor and determination to create the best solutions for our clients. The result is not only top-tier work, but a camaraderie not often found within a global agency.

A look back at our history.

  • 1990 Durban office
    Opens
  • 1999 London Office
    Opens
  • 2008 Brazil Office
    Opens
  • 2011 Partners
    with WPP
  • 2011 Singapore
    Office Opens
  • 2012 New York + Toronto
    Offices Open
  • 2013 Minneapolis + Bentonville
    Offices Open
  • 2015 Los Angeles + Shanghai
    Offices Open
  • 2016 Cape Town
    Office Opens

Our global leadership

  • Richard Barrow
    Chairman
  • Derek Woodhouse
    Chairman
  • Lucien D’Avice
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Stuart Davidson
    Chief Financial Officer