// Calvin Klein closes its European, US & Canadian stores due to ongoing Covid-19 outbreak
// All employees will receive pay & benefits for their scheduled hours during the closures
Calvin Klein has temporarily closed all of its European, US and Canadian stores until March 29 as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
It joins a growing list of retailers, including Burberry, Zara, Apple and Selfridges, who have either decided or have been forced to close stores as many countries go into lock-down to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
“Our top priority is the well-being of our associates, our customers and our communities around the world.” Calvin Klein chief executive Cheryl Abel-Hodges said in a letter to customers.
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It stated that all store associates will receive pay and benefits for their scheduled hours during the closures.
“While we will miss seeing you in our stores, our teams will continue serving you on calvinklein.com,” the letter read.
“We’re also here for you on our social channels and look forward to staying connected with our community as we work to navigate these uncertain times together,”
“Our thoughts are with you and your loved ones.”