Vista eyes April for China cinema reopenings

By Jenny Ruth | Thu, 12 Mar 2020


Vista Group isn't expecting any significant reopening of cinemas in China until early April.That's even though some cinemas in that country have reopened already following the closures forced by the coronavirus crisis. Chief financial officer Matt Cawte told BusinessDesk the reopenings are only in "isolated pockets" within major cities.Those that have reopened are practising "social distancing" by only ticketing every second seat, a practice being called "a checkerboard pattern.""I think it's too early to tell on any major reopening and it...