Birmingham news Aldi changes rules on who can enter and vows to turn shoppers away MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Aldi said customers would no longer be permitted to enter stories without a face mask, unless they have a medical exemption
Breaking News ! Aldi has made face masks compulsory in all its UK stores as it warns customers will be turned away. Aldi said customers would no longer be permitted to enter stories without a face mask, unless they have a medical exemption. The supermarket giant also said they would be reminded to shop alone if possible. Chief executive Giles Hurley said: "The safety of our colleagues and customers is our number one priority. "Wearing a mask is mandatory for everyone that shops at Aldi, except for the small number of people who have a medical exemption." Aldi opened its first store in the UK right here in Birmingham, in Stechford, way back in the early nineties.
. All customers will be required to wear a mask unless they are medically exempt, the chain said on Tuesday. "For a limited period, customers that forget to bring a mask will be provided with one, free of charge," the chain added.
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"Anyone without a medical exemption that refuses to wear a mask is not permitted to enter stores." Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick said London officers are prepared to assist supermarket staff if customers become "obstructive and aggressive" when told they must wear a face covering. Her comments came as supermarket workers spoke of the difficulties in getting proof from customers who claim they are exempt from wearing a mask, while others have suffered abuse from shoppers after asking them to follow the rules.
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