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Reopening Of Shaftesbury’s Shops Will Be ‘Exciting And Nerve Wracking’ For Traders

As many Shaftesbury shops reopen today, The Alfred Daily talks with the owners of three businesses – Cranborne’s, Willow and Coconut and Cotton.

Karen Hardwick, Lucy Barfoot and Dawn Small have adapted their stores and will alter the customer experience to meet safe shopping and social distancing advice.

Lucy Barfoot from Coconut and Cotton

Karen Hardwick at Cranborne’s

Dawn Small (right) and Vi Holloway from Willow

The three businesswomen share their predictions of how they expect Shaftesbury shoppers to react as our High Street bounces back.

Listen at 1:00.