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Charity shops fear deluge of donations when they reopen in June

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Charity shops fear they will be deluged by donations when they start to reopen in just over two weeks.

English stores will start opening their doors on 15 June, in line with government guidance.

But they face a number of challenges after the coronavirus closures with all new offerings set to be quarantined for 72 hours.

Robin Osterley, chief executive of the Charity Retail Association, says shops are expecting to be “full to bursting”.

The UK’s 11,000 charity shops help raise almost £300m for good causes each year.

Many people in lockdown have taken the opportunity

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The list of shops and services set to reopen on June 15 amid coronavirus

The Government has unveiled its full list of retailers that can reopen under new guidelines, with fashion stores, betting shops and charity stores all allowed to welcome back customers from June 15.

Ministers were keen to stress the date could change if reductions in coronavirus infections fail to meet expectations and the experience will be very different.

Shoppers are urged not to try on clothes in store, for example.

Gift shops in museums, retail spaces in theatres, libraries, heritage sites and tourism sites will also be allowed to open – paving the way for visitors to return to tourist

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Mall of America plans to reopen June 10 following coronavirus closure and George Floyd unrest

After being closed for nearly three months, the Mall of America announced Friday it will be reopening on June 10. The mall was initially closed due to the coronavirus pandemic and remained closed due to unrest following the death of George Floyd. 

The Mall of America (MOA), located in Bloomington, Minnesota, was previously scheduled to reopen on June 1. It has been closed since March 17 due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. 

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