The magazine is published every Friday. It has an ABC-audited circulation of 10,260 and a readership of approximately 50,000.
Subscribers are primarily retail company board directors and senior managers, as well as suppliers to retailers and investment analysts.
Retail Week launched a news website, in 2004. In 2007, the site was redesigned and relaunched.
Retail Week has been edited since January 2005 by Tim Danaher. The previous editors were Ian McGarrigle, Kate Oppenheim and Neill Denny.