Lululemon to temporarily close all stores in North America and Europe

Mar 15 2020, 1:48 pm

Lululemon is the latest retail company that’s decided to close up shop during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

The Vancouver-founded athleisure company released a statement on Sunday outlining the decision.

All of the company’s stores in North America and Europe will be closed from March 16 to 27.

The brand also stated that its employees would receive pay for the scheduled hours they would have worked, as well as the fact that they’ll have access to its Global Relief Plan.

Lululemon joins a list of companies including Apple, Lush, Urban Outfitters, and Abercrombie & Fitch, who also decided to temporarily shutter either all or a big portion of their stores.