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Reality Retail

Published on 16 February 2018. By Amelia Cave, Associate and Ben Harris, Trainee Solicitor

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Continuing its trend of introducing disruptive innovations to the retail market, Amazon recently opened its first checkout-free supermarket, 'Amazon Go', to the public. In light of this, we thought we would take a look at some of the other retailers using innovative technology to revitalise their bricks and mortar offering.

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Luxury fast fashion

Published on 26 September 2017. By Amelia Cave, Associate and Lorcan Treacy, Trainee Solicitor

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The world of high-end fashion has relied on a stable business model for decades; luxury collections are previewed at major fashion events, anticipation builds and then up to six months later products actually go on sale. But it was clear from last week's London Fashion Week that the luxury fashion model is changing as some brands seek to take advantage of consumer demand for fast fashion.

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Post-Christmas blues

Published on 06 January 2017. By Jeremy Drew, Partner and Amelia Cave, Associate

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On Wednesday 3 January Next issued a profit warning which triggered a dive in the retailer's share price and revived concerns that 2017 could be a challenging year for some high street retailers.

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How would a Brexit affect Intellectual Property laws in the UK?

Published on 17 June 2016. By Amelia Cave, Associate

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The future of IP law in the UK might not be at the top of your list of considerations when thinking about which way to vote on the 23 June. However, this area of law is heavily harmonised across the EU meaning that a vote to leave could have serious ramifications for businesses relying on IP rights.

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Suited. Booted. Recruited?

Published on 21 November 2014. By Amelia Cave, Associate

As Alex Hitchens in 'Hitch', Will Smith told us that "clothes make the man". Well-dressed though he is, Will Smith did not come up with this idea on his own.

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