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Casting your net zero ambitions: eight key steps for retailers

United Kingdom - November 24 2022 What is happening? In our Autumn 2021 edition of Retail Compass, we explained how retailers can avoid falling foul of the CMA's greenwashing guidance…

UK set to reform consumer protection legislation and its competitive regime

United Kingdom - November 10 2022 The UK is set to introduce a wide array of changes to its consumer protection legislation and competition regime. The focus of the changes revolves…

What if the CEO asks me about... Buy-Now-Pay-Later promotions?

United Kingdom - November 3 2022 As consumers battle with the rising cost of living, many face difficult decisions about how they will finance their spending. The increasingly popular…

Hype Economics: the haves and the have bots

United Kingdom - November 1 2022 With the most wanted items selling out in the blink of an eye, consumers are leveraging automation to get ahead. Is the use of bots creating more than…

Ten tips for retailers entering the metaverse

United Kingdom - October 25 2022 Once the province of online gaming and social media, the metaverse is the new hot topic in retail. Over the past couple of years, many retailers and…

Greenwashing: UK regulators set their sights on misleading green claims with an increasing focus on sectors such as fashion retail and F&D

United Kingdom - October 12 2022 UK consumer regulators, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), are ramping up their enforcement of…

Retail Compass Autumn 2022

United Kingdom - October 12 2022 The sector is facing obvious market challenges and there is also a growing trend of the regulatory climate in the UK hardening. This has been…

Vertical Agreements: The New Reality

European Union, United Kingdom - October 7 2022 For those operating in the retail sector (amongst others), 1st June 2022 saw changes to the UK and EU competition law rules and the "safe…

Low2NoBev Show - RPC takes front row seat as exclusive legal sponsor as the "No/Lo" alcohol drinks category soars

United Kingdom - September 21 2022 Ahead of RPC acting as the exclusive legal sponsor of the Low2NoBev Show taking place at Olympia London later this month (26 - 28 September 2022), it…

What if the CEO asks me about… using customer personal data to achieve our commercial objectives?

United Kingdom - August 15 2022 As a society, we are increasingly able to collect, store and use large volumes of personal data. For retailers and consumer brands, this can provide a…