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Retail freedom day, not 'going crazy' yet

Brent Melville
Thu, 11 Nov 2021

Retail freedom day, not 'going crazy' yet
Air Jordan drop: throngs at JD Sports at Sylvia Park. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Brent Melville
Thu, 11 Nov 2021
The Warehouse moved into Christmas trading hours at its 61 Auckland stores this week, with the group reporting brisk sales through the city’s first day of open trading in 12 weeks.City retailers opened Wednesday under new alert level 3, step 2 restrictions, meaning wearing of face masks and limiting customer numbers to ensure shoppers stay 2 metres apart. While hospitality, restaurants and hairdressers remain shut, food courts in shopping malls can operate – but customers can’t consume food or drink inside an enclosed mal...

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