October 20, 2021

The Queens County Citizen

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Reopening of stores: Merchants keep their fingers crossed

Reopening of stores: Merchants keep their fingers crossed

After a six-week forced break, businesses can resume their operations on Monday.

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In the Red Zone, it is businesses in the field of cosmetics, for example, which can resume their operations. Shopping centers are also once again available to customers. Op relapses, but this requires some planning.

It is unique in the case of Medicart Cosmetic Clinics, which requires total maintenance for the re-management of this chain of operations, which includes 35 clinics across Quebec and Ontario.

“It’s more than 6,100 meetings we’re put back in the diaries. The agendas are really expanding.

As in recent weeks, ridership has been reduced today at the Place Floor de Lies.

But signs are signaling a resumption of operations in several businesses, including Sunrise Boutique, which specializes in the sale of records and themed goods.

“We did nothing! We are ready for the 26th Boxing Day that will not take place. We all had to undo Boxing Day, all Christmas. After that, we had to repeat the housework. Everything accumulated in a month, problems, emails… ”, refers to Branch Manager Guilloom Labrie.

Not far from there, the owner of the sushi counter resigned to close in December due to a lack of traffic in the shopping center. He crosses his fingers that customers will come back even if they can’t eat there.

“I have faith, I have faith. From what I was told, from the statistics, it was like the world, they were hungry. Ha! Ha! They can’t wait to get out! ”Said Woota Pin, owner of Maisa Sushi.

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His neighbors, who specialize in the sale of sewing machines and vacuum cleaners, do not want too many ideas.

“People are used to buying online. So, in the beginning, I didn’t think it was unbelievable traffic, “said Gilles River, owner of a sewing center and a vacuum cleaner.

For the management of shopping centers, traffic management and rioting are one of the priorities.

“Meetings, it’s certain that we’ve captured the message: we’re very careful to prevent this annoyance in our shopping centers. Said manager Donald Laros.

The next few weeks will let us know if everything goes well.