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Edward Story

Partner

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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

Read More

18 June 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 417

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:

Made.com confirms £775 million IPO price tag
(Retail Gazette)

Laybuy launches buy now pay later digital card in the UK
(Retail Tech Innovation Hub)

Retail jobs grow by 1,000 year on year, according to new data
(Drapers Online)

New plastic dominates fast fashion
(BBC)

Ferrari diversifies and launches clothing line
(WWD)

Ikea and Kopparberg pull ads from GB News channel due to right wing content concerns
(The Independent)

19 Gap stores face closure in UK and Ireland
(Business Live)

Government extends commercial rent moratorium to March 2022
(Sky News)

Majestic Wine launches online platform to give greater autonomy to stores
(Retail Gazette)

Morrisons brings back glass milk bottles in 11 store trials
(The Grocer)

Peperami makes meat-free move with launch of Vegerami sub-brand
(The Grocer)

Retail sales rise 9.2% in April as shops reopen
(BBC)

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