Online Visual Merchandising Courses

Our Online Visual Merchandising Courses which have proved even more popular since 2020 – these are a great introduction into the world of Visual Merchandising and Window Dressing.

For 2023 we have added new online course options which we feel will cater to the ever-changing face of retail and the popularity of online retailing.

All of our online courses are live interactive lessons with myself, Sarah Manning as your tutor. Courses are held on our Zoom classroom and can be booked on dates and times to suit yourself or your business needs. Our courses can benefit both individual learners and groups of staff from retail businesses.

Discounts are available for group learners of 4+ attendees.
Once you have booked onto one of our online courses, advance your knowledge about the Visual Merchandising industry with 10% off any further course bookings!

1-to-1 Visual Merchandising.
Beginners online course


This introduction course for beginners will introduce you to the key principles of Visual Merchandising, Window Dressing / Design and Mannequin Styling. Learn how to effectively apply the principles of link selling and store layout principles which will assist in creating impulse selling opportunities.

1-to-1 Visual Merchandising.
Advanced Online Course


This online course is a great follow on from our beginners course or for those who would like to advance their Visual Merchandising knowledge. Learn how we can apply trend forecasting to our VM Campaigns and engage the modern customer through creating a multi-sensory experience through The Pop Up Shop. Discover how we can apply the key VM principles when creating planograms and creating a strong, consistent brand instore.

Visual Merchandising.
Bespoke Online Course for Businesses


These courses are bespoke and are tailored specifically to the needs of your business. These courses work for both individual learners and groups of attendees. All classes are live and interactive.

1-to-1 Visual Merchandising.
For Digital / E-Commerce Businesses and Retailers


The trend for online retailing has never been so popular. This online course focuses on how we can apply the Visual Merchandising techniques and principles to online websites and web shops. How can we engage the customer with theatre and newness as well as driving sales opportunities online. Learn how to create an online shopping environment which creates shopping harmony for your customer as well as reflecting your brand.

Creating VM Manuals & Guidelines,
for your business Online Course


This new online course for 2023 will introduce you to the key principles of Visual Merchandising, Window Dressing / Design and Store Layout techniques. Applying these techniques and incorporating them into your own branded Visual Merchandising Manual and guidelines.

What our customers have to say

Sarah was truly a very positive, patient, and friendly teacher, who passed on her VM knowledge with great enthusiasm and passion. I enjoyed the course very much indeed, and look forward to learning more in the future with Sarah.

I very much enjoyed learning with Sarah. She is very knowledgeable, warm and friendly. The course was well structured and interesting, giving me tools and inspiration to go forwards in VM.”

Oana Thaysen and Gabriella Chetta,
E-Commerce Visual Merchandising Team at

“I recently took up the Online Advanced Visual Merchandising with Sarah and it was absolutely a great learning experience. She even tailor fit the course based on my requirements and work experience which was exactly the type of short course I was looking for. The topics were very informative and up to date, making it very applicable in the dynamic, actual retail world. Thank you, Sarah!”

Abby Queja
Online Student Canada

I really enjoyed taking Sarah’s online classes. Sarah is passionate about Visual Merchandising and that is why she inspired me as well. She really knows how to present a topic and make it interesting. I would definitely recommend her if someone is interested to follow her classes.

Theano Lakovou
Online VM Student

Sarah has been working with us at Tower Bridge for more than three years. In that time she has delivered visual merchandising training to the retail team, provided advice and support through a major refurbishment and has worked with us each month to keep our displays and windows on trend and in season.
We find Sarah great to work with. She really understands who our customers are and how to make the most of our ranges. She is full of ideas for props and themes and adds huge value to our business by ensuring we remain focussed on achieving the best possible presentation standards.

Rob Woollard
Head of Retail Tower Bridge London

I had a great a pleasure to learn Visual Merchandising on a 1 to 1 basis, taking Sarah’s 1-to-1 Course. Sarah was very passionate and very welcoming . I enjoyed the learning method which was very interactive. Big thank you. I would recommend this 1-to-1 Course.

Nabila Benbrika