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Factsheet for measure CY-2020-51/1610 – measures in Cyprus
, applies locally
|Time period||Open ended, started on 14 December 2020|
Reorientation of business activities
– Change of production/innovation
|Author||Loucas Antoniou (INEK) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||18 December 2020 (updated 29 January 2021)|
The new pick-up service is recently introduced by Nicosia Mall and after the new lockdown measures implemented in December 2020 by the Government in malls and other public spaces in order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the Island. All shops of Nicosia Mall participate in the service accepting orders by customers on-line, social media and through phone and applications.
The Incredible, Pick-up service is set by Nicosia Mall in order to serve the consumers’ needs during the holiday period and mitigate the negative financial impact that the shops of the Mall experience since March 2020 due to the pandemic and the imposed new lockdown. The process of the pick-up service includes the following steps:
Information on the effectiveness of the measures is hard to be obtained or estimated. However, it is expected that consumers will take advantage of the new service especially during the current holiday season that consuming needs are increased.
Other groups of workers
Sector specific set of companies
||Applies to all citizens|
Company / Companies
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Information on the effectiveness of the measures is hard to be obtained or estimated. However, it is expected that consumers will take an advantage of the new service especially during the current holiday season that consuming needs are increased.
This is an arrangement set by the managing director and the shoppers of Nicosia Mall and no social partners have been involved in any consultation processes. Nicosia Mall and shoppers are implementing and monitoring the services.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|G - Wholesale And Retail Trade; Repair Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles||G47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Incredible, Pick-up Service in Nicosia Mall , measure CY-2020-51/1610 (measures in Cyprus), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/CY-2020-51_1610.html
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