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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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17 September 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 430

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:

Bain Capital takes over bakery chain Gail's
(Sky News)

Xiaomi joins the Smart Glasses market 
(Engadget)

PayPal is to purchase Japanese payment platform Paidy for $2.7 billion 
(Retail Dive)

Brewdog launches "Planet Pale beer"
(Talking Retail)

Kingsmill to debut market-changing bread bags made from post-consumer waste 
(Food Navigator)

Digital wallet usage skyrockets 
(Charged Retail)

GrubMarket gobbles up $120 million at a $1 billion+ pre-money valuation to take on the food supply chain
(TechCrunch)

Tesco zero-waste trial launches at 10 stores in England
(BBC News)

Co-op introduces the first ever "micro-supermarket" to cater to new consumer behaviours
(Retail Gazette)

Primark hints that it will be moving towards e-commerce
(Charged Retail)

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