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Edward Story

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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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7 May 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 411

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:

Ikea launches second hand furniture buyback scheme in UK
(The Guardian)

M&S hiring 85 tech specialists in digital store push
(Charged Retail)

Shopify created 100,000 UK jobs in the last year
(Charged Retail)

Tesco expands junk food pledge in response to investor pressure
(Evening Standard)

Boohoo revenues rise by 41% to £1.7bn
(Retail Gazette)

Upcycled Food Association launches food certification mark
(Food Navigator)

eBay CEO hints at cryptocurrency payments
(Charged Retail)

Made.com increases UK warehouse space in sustainable growth push
(Retail Gazette)

Online grocery growth slows as £8bn spent in-store at supermarkets
(Internet Retailing)

The last Debenhams will close on 15 May
(Reuters)

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