Tesco and Primark to open 24/7 as Sainsbury’s and M&S extend holiday hours


Tesco will open hundreds of stores for 24 hours as Christmas approaches.Sainsbury’s and Marks and Spencer have also announced they will operate by extending opening hours before the big day.

Primark has confirmed that some of its stores will open for 24 hours after restrictions are lifted in England.

Retailers such as Asda and Lidl have yet to notify customers if opening hours will be revised, while Aldi stores will likely be open a little longer than usual.

The bosses of Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, have decided that 300 of its outlets will welcome customers around the clock from December 14.

They seek to capitalize on the festive spending season and provide a place to shop for those who are excluded from closed non-essential outlets.

M&S will not open on Boxing Day

Tesco’s other stores will also operate at extended trading hours of 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. between those dates, reports The Sun.

M&S has announced that before Christmas it will offer its longest store opening hours ever.

About 200 or two-thirds of its stores will be open until midnight.

Outlets with extended hours include almost all of its food-only branches, as well as clothing and food stores.

The others won’t close until 10 p.m.

It was announced today that the high-end food and casual clothing retailer will not be open on Boxing Day.

Bosses have ditched previous plans to embrace the post-Christmas shopping rush in order to give staff more time.

Sainsbury’s stores will also be open for longer

Sainsbury’s also participates in the Christmas shopping bonanzar.

About 90% of its stores are expected to open from 6 a.m. to midnight in the run-up to December 25.

Bosses of the supermarket chain have urged people to shop on their own and early this year, to avoid the Christmas rush and to keep coronavirus infections as low as possible.

He called for tighter restrictions

They announced that customers who buy long-lasting food items between December 4 and December 13 will receive 10 times the number of nectar points.

In addition to Primark’s 11 all-day and night-time branches, the bargain chain plans to extend opening hours where possible at other stores to allow more people to pick up the products. essential.

Primark stores are open from 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2 until regular closing time on Thursday, December 3.

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The discount retailer Aldi is expected to operate during normal hours until December 19.

At this point, the opening hours will be extended from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

It is believed that Lidl and Asda will provide details of the revised opening hours in the weeks leading up to Christmas.


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