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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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5 November 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 437

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:

IKEA on the high street: IKEA buys Topshop flagship on Oxford Street
(The Guardian)

Waitrose tests electric delivery vans that can be charged wirelessly
(Charged Retail)

Tesco partners with Gorillas to deliver Tesco items in just 10 minutes
(Charged Retail)

Fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing opens first UK hotel
(Retail Gazette)

Pets at Home launches PETiquette, a service helping companies welcome dogs into the workplace
(Retail Gazette)

Foot Locker's acquisition of Atmos completes
(Retail Gazette)

Marks & Spencers ventures into the UK's £4 billion optician market
(Retail Gazette)

1/3 shoppers expected to shop exclusively online this Christmas
(The Retail Bulletin)

H&M launches first 100% vegan collection
(Retail Gazette)

Pinterest joins shoppable livestream market with Pinterest TV
(Retail Dive)

Heinz launches Christmas dinner in a can
(Grocery Gazette)

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