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Are B&M and Home Bargains open during the second coronavirus lockdown?

Are B&M and Home Bargains open during the second coronavirus lockdown?

GOOD news for fans of discounters Home Bargains and B&M as both stores will continue to operate through lockdown.Over the weekend, Boris Johnson a

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GOOD news for fans of discounters Home Bargains and B&M as both stores will continue to operate through lockdown.

Over the weekend, Boris Johnson announced that England was heading for a four-week lockdown period – starting on November 5.

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That means that all non-essential retailers – such as clothes, electricals and furniture shops will have to close their doors.

Meanwhile, essential shops such as supermarkets are allowed to stay open.

During the last lockdown, both B&M and Home Bargains were treated as essential retailers and allowed to continue operating their physical stores.

And both retailers told the Sun that they are expecting the same to be true this time around.

This means you shouldn’t see any changes from how the shops have been operating over the past few months.

B&M says that it is open for business and is urging customers not to start panic buying.

A statement on the website read: “There’s no need to panic buy – our warehouses are full and we are working super hard to keep stock flowing into stores.”

There are approximately 600 B&M stores across the UK – you can find your nearest using the store finder tool.

Stores have been updated with protective screens at checkouts and B&M staff have sanitizer, face masks and gloves.

Home Bargains also says that it expecting to be open for business throughout lockdown.

Opening hours vary from shop to shop so you’re best off checking the website to find out what’s happening at your local.

The discounter is limiting the number of customers allowed into each store at any one time.

If a store reaches its limit, a staff members will ask you to queue outside until there is space.

When the queuing system is in place, B&M gives priority access to NHS and care workers, so make sure you bring your ID with you.

It also gives priority access to disabled and elderly customers who may not be able to queue up for long periods of time.

B&M is asking customers to use contactless payments where possible, and has upped its contactless limit to £45.

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This post first appeared on thesun.co.uk

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