TOY chain The Entertainer will shut its shops for 3 days over Christmas to present its workers a break.
The retailer will stay shut on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and December 27 this yr.
The Entertainer will hold its doorways shut for 3 days over ChristmasCredit score: Alamy
The Entertainer, which has 171 retailers throughout the UK, will nonetheless be open on Christmas Eve for folks to snag very last-minute presents.
Christmas Eve falls on a Thursday this yr, and its shops will then not reopen once more till Monday, December 28.
The toy chain stated it desires to present workers a three-day Christmas weekend to allow them to spend “high quality time” with their households, based on Retail Gazette.
We have requested The Entertainer to substantiate its hours for Christmas Eve and we’ll replace this text after we know extra.
The Solar can be checking if workers will get the day off as paid depart, or if they will must take it off unpaid.
The Entertainer shops throughout England are at the moment shut because of the four-week lockdown.
Toy retailers have not been classed as “important” companies, so have not been allowed to remain open – though clients can order on-line for residence supply.
We have rounded up an inventory right here for all the shops that can and can’t stay open till lockdown lifts in England.
The Entertainer chief govt Gary Grant was quoted by Retail Gazette as saying: “Restrictions positioned upon individuals over the past 9 months have been extremely testing.
“With the easing of restrictions for Christmas, we wish to give our workers extra alternative to relaxation along with their households and family members for some high quality time.”
Primark, in the meantime, will open 11 shops for twenty-four hours on December 2.
Tesco will open 300 stores for 24 hours as Sainsbury’s additionally extends its opening hours within the run-up to Christmas.
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