Smiths City joins The Warehouse in being able to sell essentials during lockdown

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https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/120695471/the-warehouse-opens-for-limited-business-during-lockdown

Retailers The Warehouse and Smiths City will be able to sell a limited range of products without opening its stores.

The Warehouse was forced last week to retract an announcement that it would be trading through the lockdown, a statement which saw its shareprice spike and then substantially fall again.

Now Government clarification on the rules around essential goods have enabled the retailer to sell a limited range of essential items like heaters, school materials and hygiene-related goods.