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Did you catch our webinar on Green growth through acquisitions, investments and franchising on Tuesday 13th June? Our retail experts, Emily Settle and Philippa Dempster lead the discussion alongside Tor Johnson, Associate Director at Grant Thornton UK LLP, to talk about the current M&A and investment landscape for the retail and consumer sector. Our panel […]

A surprising number of retailers and consumer goods businesses have found the recent introduction of the Plastic Packaging Tax 2022 (PPT) to be an unpleasant wakeup call in that, in addressing their obligations under the PPT, they’ve discovered for the first time that they have been failing to comply with their obligations under the existing […]

Freeths partners Andrew Maxwell and Simon Barker comment on the European Commission’s investigation into the licensing and distribution practices of Pierre Cardin, the issue of parallel imports and the significance of adopting UK/EU compliant selective distribution systems for luxury brands. Investigation into Pierre Cardin On 31 January 2022, the Commission announced the launch of a […]

Freeths are delighted to invite you to our first sector showcase. Please join us for an exciting and informative packed week of discussions on hot topics and trends. Register your free place – you can choose to attend all or as many sessions as you like. Energy, Waste & Sustainability Public Sector Food Transport Retail […]

The retail world will have breathed a huge sigh of relief on hearing the recent announcements regarding the COVID rules and the Plan B measures ending on 26 January. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced that the government are no longer asking people to work from home and that from Thursday 27 January, COVID […]

Freeths National Retail Team and Retail Consultants Insider Trends invite you to our next exciting session on Sustainability in the Retail sector, led by Senior Trends Consultant Jack Stratten. The session will touch upon: • The biggest trends in retail sustainability • The breakthrough business models challenging the norm • Leading global examples of holistically […]

In a case of huge significance for the retail sector the Supreme Court has confirmed that employees working in Asda’s retail stores can compare themselves with employees working in the distribution operation for the purposes of equal pay. This does not mean that the retail employees have won their equal pay claims. The Supreme Court […]

The retail store is no longer the only channel for buying. But it remains one of the most integral parts of the retail industry when it comes to making sales. Research from intu and Javelin Group suggests that £8 out of every £10 spent in the UK in 2025 will still be influenced by a […]

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