Authors

Edward Story

Partner

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Simon Jupp

Senior associate

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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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25 September 2020

Consumer and Retail in the news - issue 381

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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:

Kingfisher profits from post-lockdown DIY trend
(Retail Gazette)

Huel aims to scoop ‘time-poor, health conscious consumers’ with new hot meals
(Food Navigator)

Tech workers join UK's first tech trade union
(Wired)

Supermarkets and FMCG brands fight against deforestation
(The Grocer)

J Crew calls time on UK operations
(Guardian)

M&S’ Sparks app hits 1 million downloads since launch
(Charged Retail)

Amazon to open stores without checkouts in London
(The Standard)

£95m government recovery funding launched to aid high streets
(Retail Gazette)

Burberry to launch the first sustainability-labelled bond
(Retail Gazette)

Waitrose to permanently end use of plastic shrink-wrap on tinned multibuy food
(Retail Bulletin)

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