Updated: Which retailers have closed stores so far?

Most stores and shopping centres are technically still allowed to trade, but a growing number of retailers in discretionary categories, especially fashion, have opted to close stores, citing their desire to support the public health measures.

Here is a long, but not exhaustive, list of retail businesses that have announced store closures so far:

  • Adairs: temporarily closed bricks-and-mortar stores from close of trade on Sunday, March 29. New Zealand stores closed from close of trade on Tuesday, March 24.
  • APG & Co (Saba, Sportscraft, Jag): temporarily closed bricks-and-mortar stores from Wednesday, March 25.
  • AuMake: temporarily closed the four remaining stores still trading from Monday, March 30.
  • Brand Collective (Clarks, Elka Collective, Elwood, Hush Puppies, Mossimo, Shoe Warehouse, Superdry): closed bricks-and-mortar stores from close of trade on Sunday, March 29, for approximately one month.
  • City Chic: closed bricks-and-mortar stores from close of trade on Saturday, March 28, for an indefinite period.
  • Colette by Colette Hayman: closed the 72 remaining stores still trading from close of business, Thursday, March 26, for an indefinite period.
  • Cotton On Group (Cotton On, Cotton On Kids, Cotton On Body, Rubi, Typo, Factorie, Supre) temporarily closed bricks-and-mortar stores from 5pm on Sunday, March 29.
  • Country Road Group (Country Road, Trenery, Mimco, Politix): closed bricks-and-mortar stores from close of business on Saturday, March 28, for an indefinite period.
  • Cue Clothing Co (Cue, Veronika Maine): closed bricks-and-mortar stores from Saturday, March 28.
  • Decjuba: temporarily closed all bricks-and-mortar stores from close of business, Sunday, March 29.
  • Factory X (Gorman, Alannah Hill, Dangerfield, Princess Highway, Jack London)
  • Greenlit Brands (Freedom, Fantastic Furniture, Snooze, OMF, Plush): Freedom temporarily closed all stores except for its Toowoomba store from Wednesday, April 1; Fantastic Furniture remains open with increased sanitising and cleaning procedures in place; Snooze temporarily closed some stores, depending on the franchise owner, from Thursday, April 2; Plush temporarily closed all showrooms from Monday, March 30.
  • Gazman: closed all bricks-and-mortar stores from Wednesday, March 25.
  • H&M: temporarily closed all bricks-and-mortar stores from close of business Wednesday, April 1.
  • Hanes (Bonds, Bras N Things, Champion and Sheridan): temporarily closed around 450 bricks-and-mortar stores from close of trade on Tuesday, March 31.
  • Innisfree: closed stores for an estimated four weeks from close of business on Tuesday, March 31.
  • Jeanswest: closed all bricks-and-mortar stores until further notice from Friday, March 27.
  • Just Cuts: closed around 190 salons for at least the next four weeks from Friday, March 27.
  • Kathmandu: closed stores from close of business on Friday, March 27.
  • Kikki K: closed the remaining 59 bricks-and-mortar stores still trading from close of business on Friday, March 27.
  • Lovisa: temporarily closed stores from close of trade on Wednesday, March 25.
  • Mecca: temporarily closed stores from close of business on Sunday, March 29.
  • Michael Hill: indefinitely closed stores from close of business on Monday, March 23.
  • Myer: closed stores from 5pm on Sunday, March 29 for an initial four-week period.
  • Nick Scali: closed all stores from close of business Monday, March 30, until Friday, May 1.
  • Retail Apparel Group (Tarocash, Connor, YD, Johnny Bigg): temporarily closed stores from Monday, March 30.
  • R.M Williams: closed Australian stores from close of business on Saturday, March 28, and closed its factory in South Australia on Wednesday, April 1.
  • Sussan Group (Sussan, Sportsgirl, Suzanne Grae): temporarily closed stores from 5pm on Thursday, March 26, for a period of approximately four weeks.
  • Uniqlo: temporarily closed stores from close of business Wednesday, April 1.
  • Winning Appliances: temporarily closed 22 bricks-and-mortar stores and showrooms across Australia from close of business, Sunday, March 29.
  • Zara: closed all Australian stores from close of business on Wednesday, April 1.

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