Post-Christmas.

Sales to go ahead despite health warning

1:30 min
  • Despite the Public Health Agency's call, Christmas sales will not be cancelled this year, according to the Swedish Trade Federation.
  • The guidelines and requests that the government has reached are far from sufficient, says head of business policy Mats Hedenström.
  • "People talk about the maximum number of people in shops and it is clear that it is very difficult when calculating an average, how should we handle this?" says the manager of Väla shopping centre, Niklas Blonér.