Country Road, Witchery, Cotton On closing amid outbreak
Country Road and Witchery are the latest fashion retailers to close their doors.
Jewellery brand Mimco will also close its physical doors.
Earlier on Saturday, Iconic Aussie brand Cotton On also made the decision to close nationwide.
From 5pm Sunday 29 March, all Australian Cotton On stores will be temporarily closed.
The Cotton On Group's seven brands (including Typo, Rubi, Cotton On Body, Factorie, Cotton On Kids and Supre) have more than 670 stores scattered throughout Australia - all of which will shut their doors by Sunday night.
In a Facebook post, Country Road said it would shut by end of Saturday, in a step "necessary to protect the health and wellbeing of our team, customers and wider community".
Witchery said it would temporarily close from Sunday "until further notice".
Online shopping will still be available.
On Friday night, retail giant Myer announced it will close doors around the country and stand down 10,000 staff without pay from Sunday afternoon.
The iconic company says the measures will last at least four weeks, until April 27, in a statement to the ASX.
Online shopping will still be available, the company said, and it will reduce the threshold for free delivery to $49. The returns policy will also be relaxed.
Originally published as Cotton On shuts down amid COVID-19
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From 5pm Sunday 29 March, all our AUS stores will be temporarily closed. We want to say a huge thank you to our retail teams who have continued to amaze us with their hard work during this tough time. And to our customers, thank you for your support. We know the new normal is going to take some getting used to, so please know that we're here for you. You can still shop with us online 24/7. We do free returns anytime, free shipping over $60 and contactless delivery. For any questions around delivery or our other services you can email email@example.com or message us via Facebook and someone from our customer team will be able to help you.