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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

Read More

Jack Wain

Associate

Read More

21 May 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 413

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:

Retail Gazette considers the impact of retail vacancies on the high street
(Retail Gazette)

eBay cuts seller fees after increased demand for personalised items
(Charged Retail)

Debenhams closes after 200 years
(The Guardian)

Currys rebrand culls Carphone Warehouse, Currys PC World and Dixons Carphone
(City AM)

UK proposes Irish Sea border food checks from October
(BBC News)

Inflation doubles as price of clothing increases
(Evening Standard)

New Look wins battle over switch to turn-over based rent in restructuring deal
(Retail Gazette)

Authentic Brands Group considers $1 billion bid for Reebok
(Retail Gazette)

Lynx gets rebrand to appeal to Gen Z audience
(Retail Times)

Facebook launches livestream shopping with "Live Shopping Fridays"
(Tech Crunch)

Byron to open first new restaurant in five years
(Big Hospitality)

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