On Wednesday December 6 shops will be closed, with a few exceptions.
Lack of shoppers because of Omicron.
The winter sales not producing the hoped-for business.
Chinese shops, the minister said, are committing more and more to local products.
Sports shops are among those for the voucher scheme.
The scheme will guarantee a "gift at Christmas".
Twelve regions registered decreases in sales in July.
The pandemic has led to shops closing for good.