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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

Read More

20 November 2020

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 389

COVID-19 has presented a range of challenges for the retail sector. Our dedicated webpage sets out some of the areas of impact which have given rise to legal issues and how businesses can navigate these. Read more here.

This week's top stories in the consumer and retail sector:

Unilever sets €1bn sales target for vegan products

(The Guardian)

Inflation higher as clothing and food prices rise

(BBC)

Sainsbury’s launches fresh food market offering

(Retail Gazette)

Halfords profits rise as commuters choose to cycle

(Retail Gazette)

Virtual beauty room launched by Debenhams to help overcome pandemic difficulties

(Charged Retail)

Arcadia in talks to secure funding lifeline

(BBC)

New Klarna widget tracks latest deals and sales

(Charged Retail)

EU soft drinks achieve 14.6% reduction in added sugars

(Food Navigator)

Nissan responds to UK government's 2030 electric car goal while warning of Brexit disruption

(Sky News)

Farfetch enters into billion-dollar partnership with industry giants

(Retail Dive)

M&S ponders Jaeger deal

(Retail Gazette)

Struggling Poundland announces store closures

(Retail Gazette)

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