She and her business partner Kim will spend up to £1,000 on reopening promotional activities, including giving away a hundred 10%-off discount vouchers, putting flower arrangements in the shop, and offering customers who make a purchase sweeties and product samples.
However, charity shops are better prepared this time, Mr Osterley said. Take for example Stockport hospice charity, Beechwood Cancer Care. There's been a queue of customers at its Heald Green precinct. But it is only open to shoppers, not droppers, this week.