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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

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Jack Wain

Senior Associate

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13 August 2021

Consumer and retail in the news

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Issue 425

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:

The rise of subscription boxes in UK retail
(Retail Gazette)

Gousto joins forces with food redistribution charity
(Fresh Produce Journal)

Coca-Cola most frequently littered brand on UK beaches
(The Guardian)

Mike Ashley's future son-in-law set to take over Sports Direct
(City AM)

Army on "five-day stand-by notice" as driver shortage continues
(Charged Retail)

School summer holidays boost UK retail footfall
(Retail Gazette)

Aldi to recruit 500 more staff in Scotland
(BBC)

John Lewis buys new distribution centre in online growth push
(Retail Sector)

Why packaging made from crop waste allows companies to move towards ‘genuinely sustainable’ innovation
(Food Navigator)

Asda backs digital-first food start-up
(Insider Media)

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