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Dr Martens repays furlough money to government due to 'financial strength of business'; 'I am extremely proud of the resilience and commitment our teams have shown,' chief executive states

Aug 13, 2020 - The Independent UK

'I am extremely proud of the resilience and commitment our teams have shown,' chief executive states

Dr Martens has repaid furlough money to the government after "resilient trading" throughout lockdown, the brand has announced.

Earlier this year, Dr Martens announced that between 17 March and 29 March, it would be closing all of its stores in response to the coronaviruspandemic.

Before its shops were eventually reopened in June, but before then members of staff based in the UK ...