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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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20 August 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 426

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:

Greggs to source Fairtrade chocolate for all products
(The Retail Bulletin)

Asda to offer free nappies to mothers of premature babies
(The Retail Bulletin)

Co-op heads in new culinary direction with appointment of innovation chef
(The Retail Bulletin)

Pret to go rural post-Pandemic
(The Guardian)

If you see it buy it to avoid Christmas toy shortage
(The Guardian)

M&S partners with British Corner Shop to offer food range to UK expats
(The Grocer)

Hesitant 18-30's incentivised to vaccinate with £10 at Asda
(Retail Gazette)

PepsiCo to become net water positive by 2030: 'Time is running out for the world to act on water'
(Beverage Daily)

Walmart exploring payment via crypto
(Charged Retail)

20% drop in online grocery shoppers sees Ocado record first ever sales decline
(Charged Retail)

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