Alex Lawson is Senior Reporter at Retail Week.
Alex joined the news desk in November 2011 covering grocery retail – the cornerstone of the UK retail scene.
Before that he held the position of News Editor at the Fresh Produce Journal for three years following a stint working for several arts and culture magazines in Prague, Czech Republic.
Alex’s interests include new supermarket formats, management changes and international expansion.
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Morrisons group manufacturing director Mark Harrison has said the grocer’s new ‘lab’ store in Preston creates a better shopping experience as the retailer takes its replenishment of the shop floor.
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