This is what stores will actually look like when they reopen on June 15th

6/12/2020 11:14:00 PM

This is how high street stores will operate from Monday

Shopping, Fashion

This is how high street stores will operate from Monday

We've spoken to some of our favourite high street stores to find out what you can expect from June 15th

One thing’s for sure, shopping of the future looks very different to the past. We’ve spoken to some of our favourite high street stores to see what their in store measures will look likes.- The introduction of a “Customer Service Host” assigned to welcome customers into the store and answer any questions while managing customer numbers, queues both at entrances and busy areas of the shop and explain to customers what changes they might see in store.

- Protective screens at checkouts and areas of the shop where 2 metre social distancing cannot be achieved between customers and Partners.- New contactless payment limit of £45.Love Island's Arabella Chi poses in fabric face mask, here's where you can get yours on the high street

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We’re all excited about the prospect of a little normality returning to our lives and with non essential retailers such as fashion stores set to open on the 15th of June there is a lot of speculation as to what your shopping experience may look like when doors are once again open.: Open from July 1, the Nightflix Drive-In Cinema experience will be showing 1917, Back To The Future, The Goonies and more at two locations: Colchester, Essex and Newark in Nottinghamshire.You could win £10,000 a month for 30 years with Set For Life (Image: The National Lottery) Tonight could be your lucky night if you are the winner who takes home £10,000 a month for 30 years.lockdown rules , including rules relating to drive-in cinemas, zoos and safari parks, which have all been given the green light to open again from Monday [June 15] providing social distancing measures are in place.

But before you run down to your local store be ready for the changes that are likely to be taking place as the landscape of shopping is expected to be very different indeed. Shopping used to be considered one of our favourite weekend past times, almost a sport if you will, but a Saturday mooch round your favourite retailer with friends is likely to be a long way off. Located in Manchester's EventCity, Park N Party will be hosting a variety of drive-in experiences from June 17. A new study out today by Zurich-based tech company meepl suggests that one in five shoppers don't plan to return to shopping for clothes in bricks and mortar stores, opting for the safety and comfort of online. Someone could get some relief in these dark times in the form of a massive windfall. One thing’s for sure, shopping of the future looks very different to the past. "The ambition at this step is to open at least some of the remaining businesses and premises that have been required to close," the Government said. We’ve spoken to some of our favourite high street stores to see what their in store measures will look likes.

poll loading Do you plan to go back into fashion shops from June 15th? 500+ VOTES SO FAR Yes No Don't know John Lewis and Partners John Lewis closed its doors because of the pandemic for the first time in it’s 155 year history and now plans a phased reopening of it’s stores, starting with just two stores (Poole and Kingston) on the 15th of June before opening a further 11 stores later that week." Cosmopolitan UK's July issue is on sale now -. The draw should take place around 8pm and we'll bring you the winning numbers as soon as the balls fall. Opting for branches easily accessible by car. As part of Waitrose the retailer has had time to learn and craft it’s policies and measures from operating the essential arm of it’s business in bricks and mortar over the past few weeks. coin purse, was £175 now £105, Mulberry at John Lewis and Partners Measures include: - The introduction of a “Customer Service Host” assigned to welcome customers into the store and answer any questions while managing customer numbers, queues both at entrances and busy areas of the shop and explain to customers what changes they might see in store.. - Reducing the number of shop entrances.

- Caps on the number of customers entering stores. - Prominent social distancing signage. - Protective screens at checkouts and areas of the shop where 2 metre social distancing cannot be achieved between customers and Partners. - Control procedures for escalators and lifts limiting the number of users. - Rigorous and frequent cleaning.

- Provision of hand sanitiser for customers to use at all entrances. - New contactless payment limit of £45. - Limiting the number of additional customer services - for example close-contact beauty services will not be offered and customer catering outlets and fitting rooms will remain closed until further notice. - Safe and simple returns process - for example inline with government guidance we are going to separate returned stock from new or old stock for 72 hours. Branches opening in the first stage are; from Monday 15 June: Kingston and Poole and from Thursday 18 June; Bluewater, Cambridge, Cheadle, Cheltenham, High Wycombe, Horsham, Ipswich, Norwich, Nottingham, Solihull and Welwyn.

Love Island's Arabella Chi poses in fabric face mask, here's where you can get yours on the high street View gallery Primark With no online presence customers are really missing their Primark hit but the usual bustling Primark store experience may be one of the past. The brand are introducing... A strict social distancing protocol: - Limits on the number of customers allowed in store at any one time to allow for the appropriate distance in between customers and employees, following local government guidelines - Clear signage and floor decals, as well as dedicated employees and additional security staff, to guide customers through the store in a way that limits contact with others.

- Every second till will be closed to allow more space between customers and employees. Personal protection for employees and customers: - Hand sanitiser will be made available at the entrance and on the shop floor and back of house for employee and customer use. Face masks and gloves will be made available to employees if they wish to use them. - Perspex screens have been installed on tills to protect customers and employees Increased in-store cleaning: - The frequency and rigour of store cleaning will both increase, particularly around high frequency touchpoints such as tills, escalators, lifts, and employee areas in back of house. Topshop Topshop will be opening stores on the 15th of June with several changes.

- Training for all retail staff on how to operate safely in store while practising social distancing. - New, more spacious store layouts to ensure adequate space for staff and customers to visit the store - Reduced operational tasks for stores teams, to allow more time to focus on customer and staff safety - Each store will have a ‘social distancing champion’ positioned at the entrance managing customers coming in and out and offering advice and guidance on what to do in store, and what services are available. - Perspex screens installed at each till, with 2m floor markings added to the queuing areas and around the store to promote social distancing. - A limit to the number of customers permitted in store at any one time - Changing rooms will not be in operation until social distancing measures are lifted - Only card and contactless payments will be accepted at the tills (i.e.

no cash) - Reduced staff numbers on each shift, altered opening times and staggered start times to reduce congestion in staff areas - Effective PPE equipment, including masks and gloves, available to all staff, in addition to hand sanitiser stations being located throughout each store - Increased cleaning presence on site throughout each store and in staff areas The best places to buy lingerie online and why it’s important to keep wearing a bra as celebs shun them in lockdown View gallery Marks and Spencer Marks and Spencer have remained in operation throughout the pandemic as an essential supplier. However the majority of clothing space has been closed off in recent weeks. Reopening the clothing sections of the store you can expect: - Hand sanitiser made available for customers at the entrances. - Perspex screens at till points. - Fitting rooms will be out of action.

- Contactless payment limit has been upped from £30 to £45. - Floor markings to allow for social distancing. - Refund policy is remaining at 90 days. Lots of retailers extended their returns policies because of the pandemic. This means you can buy in store from M&S and know you have plenty of time to return an item if you so wish.

River Island Like many others River Island will start to open it's doors from June 15th and now also retail fabric face masks online. - Staff will be wearing face masks / shields and in some cases wearing gloves. - Hand sanitiser stations for customers. - Increased cleaning throughout the day. - 2m social distancing enforced throughout the stores & limited numbers of customers permitted in stores at any one time.

- Fitting rooms will be closed, along with our Style Studios. - Footwear seating will be positioned 2m apart. - There will be more self-service on Women’s & Men’s Footwear. - There will be tills screens fitted at the cash desks. - Returned stock will be isolated for 72 hrs before being available for re-sale as a precaution.

Mango Expect a host of changes in store... - MANGO will thoroughly clean all it's stores prior to opening with disinfectant cleaning products. It will also clean and change the filters of the air conditioning equipment and increase the renewal flow of air.

- Mango will provide all customers and employees with sanitising gel and gloves. Furthermore, store personnel will work wearing masks provided by the company. - Customer numbers in MANGO stores will comply with the limits established by the local authorities. Customer numbers will be monitored by store personnel and will be indicated at the store entrance. In addition, store personnel will tell customers that they should maintain the recommended safety distance between people.

- The cleaning procedures established by the local authorities will be carried out. In this regard, all store cleaning teams will be increased, and the cleaning products will be adapted so that they also disinfect. blazer, £59.99, Mango - Lifts will remain in service, but their use will be restricted to the maximum permitted by the regulations. - The fitting rooms will remain open wherever and whenever permitted, and access to them will be monitored.

Furthermore, they will be partially opened (alternating one opened with one closed) in order to maintain a safe distance. - Customers in the queue for the cash desk and the fitting rooms (wherever open) will be organised in such a way that guarantees the recommended safe distance between them. In addition, store personnel will continue to remind customers about this. - You will be able to pay by card or in cash. All payments will be made at the cash desk, where paying by card will be encouraged.

Furthermore, the card terminals will be disinfected after each use. .