JYSK to reopen Wakefield store on Bank Holiday Monday with Pontefract and Dewsbury branches opening next week

SCANDINAVIAN furniture retailer JYSK has said it reopen some stores for customers on Monday.

By Gavin Murray
Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 12:28 pm
Some stores are set to reopen.
Some stores are set to reopen.

JYSK this week announced it will re-open selected stores for in-store customers from Bank Holiday Monday.

All of the stores scheduled to welcome customers in-store are already operating store collection of online orders and click and collects with social distancing measures in place.

From Monday JYSK’s Wakefield store will re-open to in-store customers.

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Scandinavian furniture retailer JYSK is ready to reopen certain stores.

The Pontefract and Dewsbury stores will introduce the collections service and then re-open for in-store customers on Wednesday, May 27.

JYSK Country Manager David Ashton said that, in common with other re-opening JYSK stores, Wakefield customers arriving at the Westgate Retail Park store could expect to find fully covid-secure and compliant measures in place.

He said: “Whilst our store teams were already working in the background to prepare our stores for a successful and compliant reopening, we re-introduced our click and collect services – with unprecedented demand.

"It is vital as a retailer and employer that we ensure our teams and customers feel they can trust us [JYSK] to still be able provide a great shopping experience whilst looking after their best interests, because all the signs show us that our customers are missing JYSK.

“We will be opening in a phased approach because it allows for successful execution – and to put it simply, get it right for our employees and customers.

“It has been a challenging time for all retailers in the UK and across the world, so we really look forward to welcoming back regular, and new customers over the coming days, weeks and months. So I say, Welcome Back to JYSK, even if it is from a little further away than before.”

He added: “All stores will be safely opened for in-store customers by mid-next week."

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