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Welcome to the age of the virtual influencer

United Kingdom - October 19 2021 Miquela de Sousa, aka Lil Miquela, is a 19-year old musician and model (having worked with the likes of Prada and Calvin Klein) and currently boasts…

The Ads that can't be skipped

United Kingdom - October 11 2021 Product placement is an increasingly popular form of advertising in which goods are deliberately featured in a tv show, film etc. Whilst it used to be…

International data transfers: time to update to the new standard contractual clauses

European Union, United Kingdom - October 8 2021 Retailers which rely upon standard contractual clauses for transferring personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)…

CMA publishes guidance on environmental claims - how can retailers avoid greenwashing?

United Kingdom - October 5 2021 Regulators are taking action in respect of ‘greenwashing’ to help protect consumers from misleading environmental claims. Following…

CMA publishes guidance on environmental claims - how can retailers avoid greenwashing?

United Kingdom - October 5 2021 Regulators are taking action in respect of ‘greenwashing’ to help protect consumers from misleading environmental claims. Following…

The Omnibus Directive - New EU consumer rights are on the way

European Union, United Kingdom - October 1 2021 The EU has committed to improving consumer protection in a strategy sometimes labelled the “New Deal for Consumers”. As part of…

The Omnibus Directive - New EU consumer rights are on the way

European Union, United Kingdom - October 1 2021 The EU has committed to improving consumer protection in a strategy sometimes labelled the “New Deal for Consumers”. As part of…

What if the CEO asks me... about ESG-linked financing facilities

United Kingdom - September 28 2021 As focus moves from short term lockdown liquidity on to longer term financing needs, loan facilities linked to ESG and sustainability targets are back…

Retail Compass Issue 6: September 2021

OECD, United Kingdom - September 21 2021 As predicted, the second half of 2021 has delivered a much more positive trading environment for many retail businesses and this is something to be…

Hire Heels: why the rental clothing market matters

United Kingdom - September 16 2021 The old saying that "you can't wear the same outfit twice" doesn't fit well with younger consumers in particular, who are concerned about…