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Face masks "will deter young shoppers" says JD Sports chairman

14 July 2020

One of the UK’s biggest retailers has said that making face masks compulsory in shops in England could deter shoppers from visiting stores.

Peter Cowgill, executive chair of the FTSE 100 company JD Sports, said the government’s rule that face coverings should be worn in shops from 24 July would probably prove a “turn off” for its teenagers and twentysomethings buyers.

Read the full article on The Guardian.

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