Published: 16:04, 21 March 2020
| Updated: 16:33, 21 March 2020
Fashion giant New Look has announced that it is closing all of its stores amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
The announcement will see all 20 stores across Kent close from 5pm today.
Business will move solely online during the temporary closure on the company's website.
The company has also announced that it is extending its refund policy to 90 days.
A company spokesperson said: "As the Coronavirus situation continues to impact all our lives, we find ourselves making daily changes to ensure the on-going safety and wellbeing of all of our customers and store colleagues.
"So, to keep our customers and colleagues safe, we have made the decision to temporarily close all our stores in the United Kingdom from 5pm today.
"These are unchartered territories for all of us and we thank you for your continued support during this time."
The closure will affect two stores in Gillingham, several in the Dartford area including Bluewater, as well as stores in Maidstone, Chatham, Folkestone, Ashford, Dover, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells and Orpington
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