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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

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3 September 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 428

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:

BrewDog eyes potential move into soft drinks with SodaDog brand
(The Grocer)

Etsy overtakes eBay, becomes second largest online marketplace
(Charged Retail)

Klarna losses skyrocket 155% ahead of expected IPO
(Charged Retail)

Majestic Wine announces new subscription scheme
(Retail Gazette)

The Entertainer warns of 10% toy industry price hike over next 18 months
(The Guardian)

France's richest man sells Carrefour stake
(Reuters)

WH Smith issues 2022 profit warning as tourism slowdown continues
(Reuters)

Campari CEO claims "imitation is the greatest form of flattery" in face of Aperol alternatives
(Reuters)

Pret and Burger King to feed Afghan refugees at UK airports
(iNews)

Retailers prepare to scrap protective Covid screens
(Retail Gazette)

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