Columbia and Hudson’s Bay reopening stores following safety measures.


As the lock downs becoming easier in several states across the United States and Canada, many fashion retailers are now slowly reopening their stores including Columbia and Hudson’s Bay.

Mango announced it last week followed by Tapestry, Inc. that they are planning to reopen the stores of its brands by this weekend, and now Columbia Sportswear and Hudson’s Bay too has announced to reopen its stores.

The Columbia Sportswear Company reopened 30 Colombian branded stores in ten states on Friday, May 15, retiring more than 250 retailers. The reopening follows the company’s first successful reopening in Nebraska last week, with the total number of American stores in Colombia reopening at 31.

Steps being taken to take out safety matters include face coverings for staff, adjusting store layouts for social distance, and delaying the restocking of clothes tried on in fitting rooms for 24 hours. 

Moreover, the brand also launched a checkout charity campaign to help raise funds for the coronavirus relief system.

Canada-based iconic department store  Hudson’s Bay has announced the reopening of stores across the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Hudson’s Bay locations, which closed in mid-March due to a covid-19, will reopen with improved health and safety protocols to ensure the safety of customers and staff.

Following all health safety issues, the stores will operate from 12pm – 5pm everyday,, and will be open one hour every Tuesday from 11am – 12pm, it is especially for frontline workers, the elderly and the disabled.


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