[www.inewsguyana.com] – Furniture giant, Courts Guyana reopened its Main Street store on Thursday morning (November 28) following a one day closure on Wednesday (November 27).
Wednesday’s closure resulted from the heavy downpour and subsequent flooding which affected the entire Georgetown and its environs. The promise to reopen the store was made by the Director of Marketing Molly Hassan.
Several pieces of furniture, electrical appliances and other home furnishing items were damaged consequent to the flooding.
Hassan told iNews that staff members were forced to work late on Wednesday, into Thursday morning to ensure that the store was prepared for reopening.
She assured that the building was fully sanitized and noted that aspect of the cleaning was done by a specialized company; with respect to the cost behind the losses, she said that Management was still tabulating same.
On Thursday, trucks loaded with items from the show room at Montrose, East Coast Demerara rolled up and brand new stocks were off loaded and placed on display in the store.
The company also stockpiled the damaged items which were shipped out of the building. Courts reiterated that nothing from that lot will be sold as part of its regular stocks.
However, the company said that once the insurance company is completely done with its assessment there is the possibility that the items would be placed on a yard sale. [Leroy Smith]