Clothing rental is taking off in Australia, with designers and retailers alike getting into the action with new apps catering for borrowing and renting clothing rather than buying.Read more…
Partner - Consulting
National Head of Retail & Consumer Products
Luke brings more than 25 years of retail experience across a wide variety of consulting and line-management roles within large organisations and SMEs. Luke has worked in General Manager level roles across the retail value chain in strategy, finance, business development, marketing, merchandise and Information Technology.
Luke is a change agent who is well-practiced at leading and implementing large change programs, with his recent client engagements including David Jones, Super Retail Group, Baby Bunting, Target Australia and The Reject Shop.
Luke and the team are retailers first, consultants second. They do more than just provide advice and leave, they stick around and work closely with their clients in a sleeves-rolled-up fashion, acting as an extension of the existing team to land real value into the P&L.
Department stores have long been a popular hub for convenience, variety and discovery. However, the explosion in online shopping, continued expansion of floorspace and now the challenges of Covid-19 have seriously challenged their business model.Read more…
Australian retail sales grew 2.3% against the last year in March 2021, with several media reports highlighting the softening of retail demand. But the March headline growth number is misleading, given the 10% surge in March 2020 as panic buying took hold.Read more…
- B.Business (Computing & Economics)
- B.A. (History & Politics)
- B.A. (Hons) – Political Science
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Arts (Communications)