With effect from 12 May, the following retail activities can resume on-site operations, with added safe distancing measures in place:
a. Hairdressers and barbers for basic haircut services only.
b. Retail laundry services.
c. Retail of pet food and supplies.
Refer to Annex 1 for the updated types of retail establishments that can operate, and Annex 2 for safe distancing measures that hairdressing salons and barber shops must adhere to.
Continued suspension of non-essential retail activities, except online retail
Operations of other non-essential retail services will remain suspended. Online retail and delivery may continue, only if these business comply with the following guidelines:
a. Retail storefronts must not be open to customers. Such establishments must clearly indicate that the store is closed for business.
b. Retail premises may be accessed by staff when necessary to fulfil delivery of online orders.
c. Customers are not allowed to collect merchandise from retail stores. Fulfilment of online orders should be through delivery only (e.g. third party logistics providers, SingPost, POPStations).
d. Retail establishments must limit the number of staff within its premises (e.g. warehouses, stores) to the minimum number required for order fulfilment. No other activities should take place within the premises.
e. Collection and delivery are spaced out and contactless.
f. Delivery personnel must observe at least one-metre spacing at all times and do not cluster together.