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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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11 February 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 399

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.

Here are this week's top stories in the consumer and retail sector:

Record revenues for Twitter

(BBC)

Sainsbury's takes on Aldi in supermarket price war

(Retail Gazette)

Online sales grow at record levels in January

(Retail Gazette)

The rise and rise of frozen fish: Birds Eye talks coronavirus, freezer sales, and doubling e-commerce demand

(Food Navigator)

Unilever to focus investment on functional nutrition and plant-based: "We will evolve our portfolio towards higher growth segments"

(Food Navigator)

Ocado earnings soar as pandemic wreaks havoc on high street sales

(The Guardian)

Online sales tax proposed to help curtail high street losses

(The Guardian)

Fourpure Brewing invests £2.5 million in kegging and canning line

(Beverage Daily)

Uber to buy leading alcohol delivery service Drizly in $1.1 billion deal

(Beverage Daily)

Will more retailers ditch Oxford street?

(CNBC)

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