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Edward Story

Partner

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Simon Jupp

Senior Counsel

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Jack Wain

Senior Associate

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Authors

Edward Story

Partner

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Simon Jupp

Senior Counsel

Read More

Jack Wain

Senior Associate

Read More

28 January 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 397

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:

Boohoo snaps up Debenhams for £55 million

(Retail Gazette)

Books sales defy pandemic to hit eight year high

(Retail Gazette)

Tech firm Whisk lands Sainsbury’s as retailers double down on online shopping trend

(Food Navigator)

Coca-Cola with Coffee launches in the US

(Beverage Daily)

Barilla enters recipe box market with Pasta Evangelists M&A

(Food Navigator)

UK supermarkets sold 900,000 tonnes of plastic packaging in 2019

(The Guardian)

Pets at Home sales reach £302 million as animal ownerships soars

(Insider)

Poundland records festive sales uptick

(Retail Gazette)

Gamestop's dizzying share price rise is game over for the short sellers

(BBC)

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat launch JV for plant-based beverages and snacks

(Beverage Daily)

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