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Did You Know?... 22 December, 2020

By Maev Martin
Did You Know?... 22 December, 2020

Did you know?... Walmart Inc said on Monday it had launched a service through which customers can schedule a return for a product bought online, in-store, or from a third-party vendor, reports Reuters. The service, called Carrier Pickup by FedEx, can be initiated either on the Walmart app or website, the U.S. retailer said. Customers can choose to return a product by selecting the pickup option from home or they can drop it off at a FedEx Corp office.

Did you know?... The owner of the Upper Crust and Caffè Ritazza snack chains, SSP Group, has said that it expects first quarter sales to sink 80% due to rising COVID-19 cases in Europe after it reported an annual loss. A resurgence in coronavirus infections and further lockdowns in the United Kingdom and continental Europe have resulted in further volatility in passenger numbers, which is expected to continue through the second quarter, the company said.

Did you know?... Level 5 restrictions are under discussion at a Cabinet meeting this morning following advice from public health officials. Restaurants and gastropubs are expected to be told to close on Christmas Eve under plans going to Cabinet. The ban on flights from the UK, which is set to expire at midnight tonight, is also being extended until the end of the year. Speaking on his way into the meeting this morning, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said the Government will introduce new restrictions over a series of staggered dates. “They won’t be all on the same date over the holiday period,” he said.

© 2020 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click sign-up to subscribe to Checkout. 


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