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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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14 January 2022

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 445

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:

Pandemic-fuelled shopping boom prompts retail IPO increase
(Charged Retail)

Just-keep-it refunds to cost retailers $4.4 billion
(Charged Retail)

Forbes predicts 2022's biggest retail tech trends
(Forbes)

Hard seltzer trends: "Complex flavour development in response to customer curiosity is one of the most exciting aspects of the category"
(Beverage Daily)

Sainsbury's reports Christmas treats sales boost
(BBC News)

Morrisons scraps milk "use by" date
(The Guardian)

Lidl declared as the fastest growing retail store following festive sales
(Retail Gazette)

Deliveroo plans pizza restaurant opening in London
(Charged Retail)

Waitrose launches "tearless" onions after years of research
(Retail Gazette)

Just Eat orders reach £1.1 billion in 2021
(Retail Gazette)

Bolt secures $709 million in new funds to develop its 'super app'
(Charged Retail)

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