Luke Tugby is editor at Retail Week.
Luke joined the title in January 2015, covering the grocery and property sectors.
He previously worked as a senior news reporter at the Southern Daily Echo in Southampton and the head of editorial at the Andover Advertiser.
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The UK economy shrank during the first three months of 2021 as lockdown measures hindered the country’s recovery.
Prices charged by factories in China have risen at the steepest rate for more than three years, sparking inflation fears across the globe.
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Waitrose has struck a partnership with Hotel Chocolat to sell a selection of the retailer’s products in its supermarkets and online.
Online florist Bloom & Wild has acquired Dutch rival Bloomon for an undisclosed sum as it ramps up plans to grow into Europe.
Amazon is testing new technology that will allow customers of its Whole Foods grocery business to pay using nothing but their hands.
It is a topic that has become a regular fixture of boardroom conversations over the past decade.
As non-essential retail reopens its doors in England on April 12, Retail Week visits key shopping locations to gauge retail offers and shopper appetite.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has been hit with an Y18.3bn (£2bn) fine after an investigation ruled that it had abused its market position.
Homebase will open garden centres inside six Next stores from today to coincide with retail’s reopening.
John Lewis boss Pippa Wicks believes the retailer can wrestle sales from high street rivals Marks & Spencer and Next through the launch of its new entry-level brand Anyday.
Before making this point, let’s be perfectly clear: I was among those who expected the Co-op to repay its business rates relief this week.
The owner of fashion giant Uniqlo has posted a spike in profitability as the retail recovery in China boosted its bottom line.
Asos has launched a bid to raise £500m to spearhead its global expansion drive.
Frasers Group has lifted the lid on its first new department store since it acquired House of Fraser in 2018.
Boots has endured a slump in second-quarter sales as parent company Walgreens blamed the reintroduction of lockdown restrictions for the “set back” in its revenue recovery.
Next has raised its profit guidance for the 2021/22 financial year despite a slump in earnings during the coronavirus crisis.
B&M has poached The Range’s chief digital and omnichannel officer Jens Sorensen as it gears up for a push into ecommerce.