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The ban on retail sales was lifted. In the stores, the hygiene rules which are described below apply.

Opening hours

Stores and their dispensing windows do not have limited opening hours. The stores can also be open on Sundays and public holidays (except for large public holidays, where the closing of shops is required by law).

Hygiene rules

Special hygiene rules and restrictions no longer apply in stores. However, continue to observe regular hand hygiene and, if possible, maintain the recommended 1.5 m spacing.

The obligation to wear nose and mouth protection no longer applies. Find out more here: masks inside.

You can learn more about how to behave in stores and what you must know as a customer in Shopping.

Frequent questions about this topic

Can I pay in cash?
What is a sales area and how is the area of a shopping center calculated?
How do I go shopping when I have coronavirus?
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Do I have to shop in gloves?
Do I have to register sales in EET?