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All non-essential shops to reopen in England when lockdown lifts on December 2nd, PM confirms

All non essential shops will be able to reopen once the country-wide lockdown has been lifted in early December, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed in part of a post-lockdown plan announcement made this afternoon. The news comes as welcome relief to a retail scene that had previously been …

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Rise in shoppers planning to stay local this year, as “support for indies has never been so important”

With the Prime Minister’s confirmation that all non-essential shops will be able to reopen across England when the nation-wide lockdown lifts on December 2nd playing like music to many a retailer’s ears amid the essential Christmas shopping period, independent toy shops are rallying the message that ‘shopping local has never …

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The BTHA and TRA send open letter to Number 10 as re-opening of toy shops becomes ‘crucial for the industry’s surivival’

The British Toy and Hobby Association and the Toy Retailers Association have made fresh calls on the UK government to take swift action in adding toy shops to the essential retailers list or assure the industry that shops will be allowed to re-open from December 2nd, in a move that …

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