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Myer reopening all stores by Wednesday

By AAP Newswire

Myer says it will reopen all 35 of its 36 stores that remain closed on Wednesday, with the last one set to reopen the following week once a refurbishment project is complete.

Nine of its stores reopened on Friday and 15 opened earlier.

Its store in Karrinyup, WA, will reopen on May 30.

The department store chain shut down all its stores on March 29 as part of the coronavirus crisis, standing down 10,000 employees.

Myer said protective measures such as hand sanitiser stations and contactless payments would be in place.

Its online business performed strongly during the shutdown, the company said.

At 1314 AEDT, Myer shares were up 11.1 per cent to 30 cents each.