Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) keeps Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Officeworks open

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by Rachael Jones

Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) report today Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Officeworks stores across Australia are operating under standard or near-standard trading hours and operations continue in the Group’s industrial businesses.

In recent days, governments across Australia and New Zealand have announced additional measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

At this stage, State and Federal government measures in Australia do not require the closure of retail stores.

Kmart’s 25 New Zealand stores will be closed and Bunnings’ 53 locations in New Zealand will remain open to trade customers but will be closed to the general public.

Shares in Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) trading 1.7 per cent higher at $32.22

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.