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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

Read More

Jack Wain

Associate

Read More

30 July 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 423

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:

Current lorry driver shortage "could hit Black Friday and Christmas"
(City A.M.)

Retailers face staffing issues as "pingdemic" bites
(Sky)

M&S launches new click-and-collect strategy
(Retail Gazette)

Selfridges for sale with £4bn starting price
(The Guardian)

Gardening tech startup raises £6.5m seed round
(Tech Crunch)

Three acquisitions helping shape PepsiCo's beverage portfolio for the future
(Beverage Daily)

Games Workshop pays £5,000 bonus to staff as profits spike 69%
(Retail Gazette)

Go-karting and bowling have replaced closed high street retailers
(BBC)

Netflix announces first physical store with plans to "merge" virtual and real world
(Charged Retail)

Average UK consumer owes £244 to "buy now, pay later" schemes
(Charged Retail)

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