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Australian menswear store Tony Barlow closes due to coronavirus

by Rosaura Altamirano (2020-04-11)

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Australian menswear store Tony Barlow has been forced to close its doors due to retail downturn from the coronavirus.

The iconic label first opened a store in Perth in 1971 and will remain active on their online store. 

'In our 49th year in business and due to the coronavirus, we have temporarily closed our store, but we will be back as soon as possible to go for 마켓 the half century,' founder Derek Barlow told The Courier Mail.

Tony Barlow joins a host of retail casualties in recent months in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving tens of thousands of Australians unemployed as stores shut their doors. 

Iconic Australian menswear brand Tony Barlow has closed its doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

All Myer stores across Australia closed on Sunday for at least a month due to the coronavirus

Myer closed all of its department stores in Australia on Sunday and stood down 10,000 staff members without pay for at least a month.

Australian bootmakers R.M. Williams has shut all of its stores, as well as David Jones owned smaller fashion stores including Witchery, Country Road, Mimco and Cotton On.

David Jones department stores will remain open, while Myer will still run their online store. 






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Australia's biggest hairdressing chain Just Cuts announced it would close its doors, along with General Pants, Smiggle, and Peter Alexander due to the coronavirus fallout.

Around 8,000 workers for Woolworths pubs and pokies joint venture were stood down on March 24.

ALH group, jointly owned by Woolworths and the Mathieson family, operates more than 300 licensed venues across Australia but was forced to shut these down after the government ordered all 'non-essential' businesses close due to coronavirus.

General Pants is closing all stores until at least April 22 due to the coronavirus fallout

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