Radio Sweden: Union warns of high-street crowding ahead of holiday season

  • On Thursday, ahead of Black Friday and Christmas, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven urged Swedes to avoid shopping during peak hours.
  • The appeal follows the publication of a Union of Commercial Employees survey, showing that a third of shop owners have failed to carry out risk assessments during the pandemic.
  • Union chair Linda Palmetzhofer says stricter measures could be the key to securing retailers’ future.