Lifestyle and Mobility Aaron and Darren in store

As the UK and the rest of the world attempt to prevent a global coronavirus pandemic from breaking out, Lifestyle and Mobility has introduced several measures to aid in the effort and protect customers.

Originating in China’s Hubei Province, COVID-19 – the latest strain of coronavirus – has wreaked havoc on global supply chains and led Governments across the globe to prepare in the event of a widespread outbreak.

In the UK there has yet to be a wide-scale epidemic of the virus, however, some in the mobility industry have been taking precautions, including Ableworld recently investing around £600,000 in additional stock in the event of a supply shortage.

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South East-based Lifestyle and Mobility has also confirmed it is taking steps to reduce the chance of its customers catching or spreading the virus in its showrooms.

In a statement, the mobility retailer said: “We take your safety seriously and will be doing our bit to ensure we prevent all viruses from spreading while you’re visiting us. This is to ensure you’re in safe hands while in our stores.”

According to the company, it is installing hand gel sanitisers in all of its stores and vans, as well as instructing all members of its staff to use hand sanitiser after handling any cash or coming into contact with anyone.

Additionally, Lifestyle and Mobility is committing to cleaning all products with Dettol antibacterial spray daily and after use.

Speaking with Darren Macey, Business Development Manager of Lifestyle and Mobility, he explained why the company was introducing the new policies.

“Many of our customers are elderly individuals and those with respiratory problems who are at particular risk if they contract coronavirus. As a responsible mobility retailer, we are taking all the precautions necessary to keep our customers as safe as possible in our stores,” he commented

Lifestyle and Mobility’s coronavirus measures follow a record-breaking month in sales for the company, which enjoyed its best-ever month to date.

Speaking with Darren, he highlighted that the success in February was largely attributable to a range of factors, including the company’s professional approach to retail and merchandising, consistently changing & exciting offers, alongside effective local marketing and advertising.

In an exclusive interview in the March issue of THIIS Magazine, Darren revealed Lifestyle and Mobility acquired Hearing Health and Mobility’s Bournemouth store following the defunct retailer entering administration.

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