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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 August 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 427

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:

Boots launches UK Deliveroo trial
(The Guardian)

Sainsbury's shares at seven-year high amid takeover rumours
(The Guardian)

Lidl announces sustainability label trial for food and drink
(Retail Gazette)

Nando's to reopen 45 restaurants after staff shortage closures
(Independent)

Klarna is planning an IPO
(Charged Retail)

McDonald's has run out of milkshakes in Great Britain
(BBC)

Tesco brings forward in-store soft plastic recycling scheme
(The Grocer)

M&S thanks staff with planned Boxing Day closure
(Retail Gazette)

Contactless card spending overtakes chip-and-pin payments for first time
(Charged Retail)

Toys "R" Us set for Macy's revival
(Charged Retail

Retailers report largest spending surge in seven years
(Reuters)

Remove fatty foods from checkouts, say scientists
(Grocery Gazette)

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