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    Intersport Austria enhances service, prepares for second consecutive winter without tourism


    At the press conference marking the start of the 2022 winter season, Intersport Austria looked to the future with cautious optimism. On the first weekend of the advent season, the retail group recorded a digital run on all winter sports articles: alpine skis, touring skis, snowshoes, bobsleds and sleds were ...

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    Germany to adopt “lockdown for the unvaccinated”


    The German Bund-Länder-Konferenz, a conference between the prime ministers of the German states and chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz, has decided on contact restrictions for the unvaccinated and an expansion of the “2G” rule in response to high Covid infection rates in the country. The 2G rule, ...

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    Germany may impose lockdowns to get latest Covid wave under control


    The German government is not ruling out any measure, including a lockdown, to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the face of rising case numbers nationwide, according to media reports. Health minister Jens Spahn called the situation dramatic in some states. Just recently, the government had approved the ...

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    Austria imposes a general lockdown, Germany approves a new infection protection act


    Without waiting for the end of a previously imposed confinement for the unvaccinated, which started on Nov. 15, the Austrian government decided that everybody will go into a general, nationwide lockdown for a maximum of 20 days on Monday, Nov. 22, and that it will be extended for unvaccinated people ...

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    Austria enforces lockdown for the unvaccinated


    In Austria, retailers face the “lockdown for unvaccinated people aged 12 and older” that the government has just enforced. The new regulation states that unvaccinated individuals or those who have not yet contracted Covid-19 and recovered from it are not allowed to shop at non-food retailers (so-called “2G rule”). Furthermore, ...

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    ​Germany expands and tightens lockdown until end of January


    The German government announced Jan. 5 that it is extending the Corona lockdown. Not only will it be extended until Jan. 31, but measures to contain the pandemic will be tightened. For non-essential retailers, that’s a big problem. Even before the federal government announced the extension, some retailers had ...