Metro Detroit malls begin to reopen Thursday with new safety precautions
Metro Detroit malls begin to reopen Thursday with new safety precautionsPublished: May 28, 2020, 12:10 pmSecretary of State offices aren’t the only thing reopening in Michigan -- shopping malls are also starting to serve customers again.
Malls reopen in Metro Detroit: Can you touch surfaces? Is it safe to try on clothes?
DETROIT Malls and other retail shops around Metro Detroit are starting to reopen as the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) slows, and some of the concerns involve touching surfaces, trying on clothes and people who insist its their right not to wear a mask. Touching surfacesReopening the economy is critical, but doing so in a way that minimizes the risk of spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19) is just as important. Shopping naturally involves touching, but when youre in malls or stores, trying not to touch anything unless its necessaryHave hand sanitizer available, use it often and remember not to touch your face. Trying on clothesPeople have specifically asked about trying on clothes, and there are two separate issues at play. Wearing a mask is about the simple courtesy of keeping your germs to yourself.
Metro Detroit malls reopen, but many stores inside still closed
DETROIT With retailers now allowed to partially reopen in Metro Detroit due to the slowing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), several malls in the area reopened Thursday. Malls reopen in Metro Detroit: Can you touch surfaces? What shoppers learned Thursday is theres a major difference between the doors being open outside and the store doors being open inside. There was a lot of fanfare about retail returning to Metro Detroit, but Thursday left some shoppers disappointed. I needed to buy some stuff, and unfortunately, most of the stores are closed, Mo Abuqualbain said.
Somerset Collection in Troy to reopen with changes to mitigate spread of COVID-19
TROY, Mich. – Somerset Collection is opening its doors on Thursday as the state begins to reopen amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. READ: Somerset Collection, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Twelve Oaks Mall to reopen -- but shoppers should expect changesSomerset Collection will continue to offer curbside pickup. “Somerset Collection began offering curbside pick-up five years ago, which allowed us to seamlessly re-activate this service in late April with more than 50 retailers participating,” Forbes said. The mall will have reduced hours and will only be open from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily and from noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday. Somerset Collection’s restaurants will also continue carryout service.