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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

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Jack Wain

Associate

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6 August 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 424

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 leads in narrowing gender pay gap
(Retail Gazette)

Oxford vaccine producer honoured with Barbie Doll
(City AM)

Games Workshop achieves higher operating profit margin than Google
(The Guardian)

UK brand Sweaty Betty bought by US footwear firm
(The Guardian)

September launch for NI £100 high street vouchers
(Retail Gazette)

Foot Locker buys experience with $1.1 billion acquisitions
(Charged Retail)

Pret a Travailler? Non! - Staff shortage prompts Pret to automate
(Charged Retail)

Amazon now employs 1 in 153 American workers
(Charged Retail)

Bolt enters on-demand grocery in challenge to Uber and Getir
(Verdict)

Vaccines incentivised at Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Bolt
(Charged Retail)

Lidl Go launched as self-scan hits discounters
(Charged Retail)

Online boost for Havaianas
(Drapers Online)

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