Sports Direct eyes keeping UK stores open despite lockdownChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 24, 2020
Sports Direct and Evans Cycles stores will stay open despite UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposing a nationwide lockdown to fight coronavirus, an email to workers at the Frasers Group units said late Monday.
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It said stores will remain open "where possible", though in accordance to the government's social distancing advice.
The email also said: "The prime minister has openly recognised the importance of people staying active and exercising, provided they are doing so responsibly".
Frasers Group has around 540 stores across the UK. ■