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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

27 May 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

  • Quick read

Issue 414

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:

Shaftesbury reports £339 million loss but hopes for Summer revival
(The Guardian)

Investors back fast-track grocery
(The Guardian)

Smart rings for contactless payments could become standard
(Charged Retail)

Made.com seeks unicorn status as it pushes for £1 billion float
(Retail Gazette)

Retailers expect sales boost as wedding restrictions ease
(Charged Retail)

Oatly emphasises UK as it launches $10 billion IPO
(The Grocer)

Advancement for beverage carton recycling
(Beverage Daily)

Carzam launches car buying service
(The Retail Bulletin)

Budweiser launches price marked pint cans in response to consumer preference
(Better Retailing)

Global alcohol sales down 6% during pandemic
(Better Retailing)

Recycled loungewear on offer at Primark
(Retail Week)

Hugo Boss eyed up by Frasers Group
(Retail Week)

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