Malls to protest weekend COVID closure next Tuesday

(ANSA) – MILAN, MAY 5 – The outlets of all of Italy’s
shopping malls will demonstrate next Tuesday against the weekend
closure of their activities to stem COVID-19, sources said
Some 30,000 shops and supermarkets will join the protest,
demanding that the closure be lifted, making the symbolic
gesture of rolling down their shutters for a few minutes.
The initiative has been organize by sector groups ANCD-Conad,
Confcommercio, Confesercenti, Confimprese, CNCC-Consiglio
Nazionale dei Centri Commerciali and Federdistribuzione.
They are demanding “the immediate lifting of the restrictive
measures which for over six months have imposed the weekend
closure of shops”. (ANSA).