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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30 October 2020

Consumer & Retail in the news - Issue 386

  • Quick read

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:

Royal Mail to recruit 33,000 Christmas temp staff to cater to meet demand fuelled by online shopping

(Charged Retail)

John Lewis mulls converting store space to office space

(Retail Gazette)

Next sales beat expectations but retailer warns of local lockdown uncertainty

(Retail Gazette)

Notonthehighstreet explores £200m sale

(Sky News)

Tesco trials on-demand drone delivery in Ireland

(Charged Retail)

TikTok and Shopify launch new collaboration

(Charged Retail)

Diageo agrees to acquire Chase Distillery

(Beverage Daily)

Guinness 0.0 launches in Great Britain: 'The Guinness with everything except Alcohol'

(Beverage Daily)

ASA slams "irresponsible" gambling ad

(BBC)

Sainsbury’s offers customers the chance to "double up" their Nectar points ahead of Christmas

(Retail Gazette)

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