Analysis: How John Lewis, Ikea, Primark and others are preparing to reopen

John Lewis to reopen further shops

With ‘non-essential’ retailers given the green light to reopen stores on April 12, Retail Week looks at how the sector is preparing.

Yesterday prime minister Boris Johnson gave the announcement that the majority of the retail sector has been waiting months to hear.

Non-essential retailers up and down the country will now be putting their reopening strategies into full force.

Retail Week spoke to businesses across different categories about their plans ahead of stores being allowed to reopen from next Monday.

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