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Edward Story

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Simon Jupp

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Jack Wain

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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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18 March 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 402

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:

Royal Mail to offer 7-day delivery for major retailers
(Retail Times)

17,500 chain outlets lost from British high street in 2020
(The Guardian)

Pret enters UK supermarkets with range in Tesco
(Marketing Week)

Greggs to open 100 new stores despite COVID losses
(The Guardian)

John Lewis sees 40% of profits coming from non-retail
(Retail Gazette)

Digital transformation in retail as Sensormatic Solutions collaborates with Intel
(Retail Times)

Full impact of pandemic "yet to be felt" on the high street
(BBC)

Retail sales decline not halted by return to schools
(Insider)

Costs of pandemic see Morrisons profits fall by half in 2020
(The Guardian)

Second till-free Amazon Fresh store opens
(Express)
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