Who we are

We provide the most comprehensive business intelligence on the UK retail industry. With our deep analyst knowledge and strength of relationships throughout the retail ecosystem, we translate data and trends into important implications and actionable insights. Be empowered to validate your business model, make confident decisions and innovate to stay ahead.

We deliver the insights to inspire, data to guide and the confidence to act.

What we do

Retail Week has been at the heart of the industry since 1988, building the networks upon which retail thrives, through essential connections and game-changing insight. Together, we help our customers future-proof the health of retail; for businesses, people and the planet. On retail-week.com, you can find what you’re looking for using the dropdown menus and search. Our daily, weekly and breaking newsletters keep you up to date with the latest developments and trends in the industry. (If you’re registered with us you can update your choices via the ‘My Newsletters’ link accessed from the account management area.)

Retail Week premium subscribers have exclusive access to our Intelligence portal, including our landmark Retail Week Horizon reports, Innovation of the Week, analyst insight, special reports, and rankings and forecasts by company and categories.

Retail Week Connect is our in-house content marketing agency, used by global brands to find new ways to build business connections with the brands that matter in UK retail. Our team of retail journalists, designers, event producers and video creators have helped our clients create impact, make contacts and win contracts around the world. We deliver results by creating multichannel campaigns for lead generation and brand awareness that are unique, inspiring and effective. We work with all sectors that want to partner with retail, from technology to supply chain and HR. Find out more about the work we’ve done.



The retail community, its partners and supporters come together at Retail Week’s world-class events, including:

Future Leaders

Future Leaders is Retail Week’s events programme to inspire and equip the retail leaders of tomorrow. We bring together c-suite ambassadors throughout the sector with the next generation of leaders. Through contact building and expert content at events throughout the year, we equip people with the retail skills, the networks, and leadership skills needed to ensure their careers in retail continue to thrive. Using Retail Week’s unrivalled contacts and industry knowledge, this is a unique, tangible and practical way to help retailers deliver on their I&D targets and strategies, and retain and attract diverse talent. 

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Meet the team

Find out more about the Retail Week content team and how to get in touch with us.


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