The retailer took to Facebook to ask customers to avoid doing a certain unhygienic action when it comes to paying at the till. With temperatures soaring all over the UK and Ireland, some customers have not been storing money in the usual places – which Mattress Mick wants to put a stop to for the “personal safety” of staff.
As reported by Dublin Live, the shop announced that it will no longer be accepting “bra money” – referring to cash pulled out of bras to pay.
In a statement shared on Facebook, the retailer advised customers to keep money in their purse or handbag instead of their bras.
This is “due to increasing temperatures” and for the “personal safety” of staff touching the money during the pandemic.
The Dublin-based businessman took to Facebook to share an image of a sign in the door of a shop which read: “NO BRA MONEY.
“Due to increasing temperatures, and for our own personal safety, we will NOT be accepting bra money. Sorry for any inconvenience.”
Alongside the photo, the post said: “An URGENT alert in our #coolock store.
“Due to soaring heat wave across Dublin and on going safe trading with social distancing we would urge all customers not to pay us from their bras and keep your euro notes in your purse or handbag at all times. Yours Mattress Mick.”
Customers found the post hilarious, with dozens commenting on it to share their thoughts on Mattress Mick’s request.
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