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Edward Story

Partner

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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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2 October 2020

Consumer and Retail in the news - issue 382

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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:

Seedlip innovates with mushroom-based packaging
(Beverage Daily)

Something & Nothing exceeds crowdfunding target for alcoholic seltzer
(The Grocer)

Digital watermarks: PepsiCo, Nestlé, and Unilever back sorting tech for packaging recycling
(Beverage Daily)

Waitrose unprecedented move: unwrapped Christmas gift wrapping
(Retail Gazette)

UK retailer B&M to open 45 new stores
(BBC News)

M&S rewrites online product descriptions of 50,000 items to boost sales
(Charged Retail)

Ocado is now UK's most valuable retailer, overtaking Tesco
(Guardian)

Pinterest expands UK shopping and ad features
(Essential Retail)

Amazon One: Amazon's new biometric palm-scanning technology
(Charged Retail)

Asda launches 'On the Move' concept
(Retail Gazette)

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