Several commercial chains will be closed on December 24

By: Trademagazin Date: 2023. 12. 08. 13:06

Among the food chain stores, all stores of Penny and Lidl will be closed on December 24, Spar will also keep most of its own stores closed, with the exception of shopping centers, similarly to the drugstore chain Rossmann, and the home furnishing stores of JYSK and Diego will not open either. In the preceding days, however, the stores will typically wait for customers with longer opening hours – the stores told MTI.

The management of Penny Market Kft., having examined the interests of its employees and customers, decided to keep its 230 stores in Hungary uniformly closed between December 24 and 26. On December 22 and 23, the store chain will be waiting for customers with extended opening hours until 10 p.m., and from December 27 they will be open during normal business hours. The chain currently operates 230 stores, 3 logistics centers and employs almost 5,000 employees in Hungary.

Lidl Hungary has also indicated that all 200 of their stores will be closed on December 24. In a statement sent to MTI, the company referred to the importance of the family when they decided to give all 8,500 employees a day off for the holiday of love. They also keep in mind the interests of their customers, who are expected to have extended opening hours on December 23.

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