Shops in Austria have been open again for a week now, and the response has been positive: according to the Austrian newspaper "Kleine Zeitung" satisfaction is high in some sectors, the furniture trade among them. Apparently people prefer to invest in their own four walls during the Corona pandemic – not least because holidays are cancelled for the time being. According to XXXLutz press spokesman Thomas Salinger, people have waited for the furniture stores to reopen and "didn't buy everything at the DIY stores".
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