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

Read More

Jack Wain

Associate

Read More

19 February 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 400

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:

25m Marble Arch "mound" to lure visitors back to Oxford Street

(Retail Gazette)

TDR Capital and Issa bros complete $9.5 billion Asda takeover

(Reuters)

UK inflation rises as food and furniture prices hike

(The Guardian)

Adidas finalises plans to sell Reebok

(Retail Gazette)

"Click & collect cash" pilot to provide access to physical money for vulnerable shoppers

(Charged Retail)

Made.com considers potential for IPO

(Retail Gazette)

Nearly 2,500 jobs lost as Boohoo buys Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton

(Insider)

French Connection receives two takeover approaches as shares surge

(BBC)

Coca-Cola launches paper bottle trial in Hungary

(Beverage Daily)

Frozen food sector predicts bright future as young buyers flock to aisles

(Food Navigator)

Online card retailer Moonpig expects FY revenue to double post-Valentine's

(The Guardian)

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