Why are some major chains reopening and not others?

Major retailers have diverged on the topic of reopening stores under the Federal Government’s strict social distancing requirements, which aren’t expected to be lifted until May 11 at the earliest, despite declining numbers of new coronavirus cases in Australia. Myer and Premier Investments, owner of Smiggle, Peter Alexander and Just Jeans,, have both extended their temporary store closures, which were set to expire last week, until at least May 11, citing the Government’s ongoing order fo

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