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‘Like a ghost town’: Retailers react to the Omicron wave

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An already beleaguered retail industry is being pummelled by Omicron. Foot traffic is down in CBDs and shopping centres as consumers return to working from home. And stores are short-staffed as the highly contagious Covid-19 variant forces hordes of people into isolation.  We talked to four retailers about Omicron: Maxine Windram, director of specialty apparel store Brava Lingerie; Brittany Garbutt, owner and director of popular restaurant chain Pretzel Australia; Natasha Dwyer, founder of

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