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Edward Story

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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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30 April 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 410

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:

Lockdown easing sees make-up and clothing sales surge
(The Guardian)

Missguided seeks external investment for first time
(Retail Gazette)

Waitrose-Deliveroo partnership sees creation of 400 jobs
(Charged Retail)

Heineken faces beer shortages as pub demand soars
(The Grocer)

JD Sports partners with Sole Responsibility in trainer resales
(Drapers Online)

Sensei to offer autonomous store technology to all retailers
(Tech Crunch)

Sales surge at Gousto sees 1000 new jobs
(Charged Retail)

Asda to group wines by grapes instead of region
(Drinks Retailing News)

Kopparberg to enter flavoured vodka market
(Drinks Retailing News)

Lotus invests £2bn in switch to electric vehicles
(City AM)

New asset class as shares in £1.8m Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototype offered
(Charged Retail)

Tesco stores to host shop-in-shop experience with Yours Clothing
(Retail Gazette)

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