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Here are this week's top stories in the consumer and retail sector:
Pret a Manger lands in Tesco
Asda to deliver when customers are not home
Ikea in talks to purchase former Oxford Street Topshop flagship
SoftBank takes 20% stake in The Hut Group tech division
57% of shoppers would give up in-store shopping if made to decide
50 million plastic pieces removed from alcohol packaging by Tesco
New Look wins battle over switch to turn-over based rent in restructuring deal
Royal Mail trials drone delivery to Isle of Scilly
Adidas and Nike launch rival trainers from Xbox and PlayStation
Nestle acquires functional hydration brand Nuun
76% increase in crime sees call for laws to protect shopworkers
£1 million loans on offer from eBay UK for small businesses
2020 "a record year for plant-based, cultivated meat and sustainable protein companies"