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Report reveals tipping point for online retail - to reach 53% by 2028

08 Jul 2019
Online shopping will account for more than 50% of retail sales (up from 19% currently) in the next ten years according to a new report, The Digital Tipping Point. Commissioned by law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) the report reveals that this growth will be powered by three primary factors: the changing demographic of the UK adult population, the development of faster, cheaper, in-home deliveries and fewer physical stores. However there are also potential risks ahead for retailers that don't prioritise data security when embracing the new technologies needed to thrive in a digital future.

An online restriction too far

28 Jan 2019
The EU Commission has published its decision fining clothing brand, Guess, €40m.  Guess admitted its wrongdoing and was rewarded with a 50% discount off the fine.

A fashion faux pas

11 Apr 2018
A recent European court decision could lead to an influx of low cost mimics of the iconic CROCS footwear style. The General Court of the European Union has ruled prior disclosure by Crocs Inc's has invalidated its registered Community design for its famous boat shoe style, meaning that it may face a significant struggle in preventing third party look-a-likes.