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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

10 December 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 442

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:

Independent brand in naming row with Marks & Spencer
(Retail Gazette)

Ocado launches the UK's first fully electric commuter bus service
(Charged Retail)

Central Bank of Norway acquire stake in Boohoo
(Retail Gazette)

First UK shopping livestream aired by TikTok
(Charged Retail)

Gourmet2Go launches in the UK
(Retail Times)

Bacardi partners with Weezy to launch a 'Swift Gifts' service
(Retail Times)

Ransomware attack has forced SPAR stores to close
(Sky News)

Meta plans to take on Shopify, aiming to get users to shop through existing platform
(Charged Retail)

More online Christmas shopping than ever before
(Charged Retail)

UK supermarkets reduce plastic packaging on shelves by 10%
(Retail Gazette)

Amazon Fresh adds two more UK locations
(Charged Retail)

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