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Edward Story

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Simon Jupp

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Jack Wain

Associate

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Authors

Edward Story

Partner

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Simon Jupp

Senior associate

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Jack Wain

Associate

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10 July 2020

Consumer and Retail in the News - issue 371

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The spread of COVID-19 is presenting a range of challenges for the retail sector. Our dedicated webpage sets out some of the areas of impact which can give rise to legal issues and how businesses can navigate these. Read more here.

This week's top stories in the Consumer and Retail sector:

Uber to acquire delivery rival, Postmates
(Retail Tech Innovation Hub)

Pret launches dinner delivery menu
(The E Grocer)

Walmart converts parking lots to outdoor cinemas
(Retail Tech Innovation Hub)

Lidl trainers flood eBay and sell for five times their price
(Charged Retail)

The desire for high-tech, fashionable PPE heats up
(Charged Retail)

Transparent is the new green: Coca-Cola rolls out clear, recyclable Sprite bottles
(Beverage Daily)

Asda launch in-store virtual GP service
(Charged Retail)

Next, ASOS and Zalando drop Boohoo clothes following exploitation claims
(BBC)

Pret to close 30 outlets as part of post-COVID restructuring
(Business Insider)

Morrisons to launch first clothing store
(Retail Bulletin)

McVitie's launch premium 'Very Important Biscuit' range
(Retail Times)

Halfords report a 57% rise in bicycle sales during pandemic
(Guardian)

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