Both chains had previously released the economic losses from the pandemic.
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The forced quarantines and closings of different rooms have undoubtedly severely affected various industries, including entertainment and film, which have reported millions in losses with almost four months of stoppage. Now it is reported that Cinépolis and Cinemex complexes will definitely close their doors in different states of the country, including Mexico City, as a result of the economic crisis caused by the corona virus.
Both chains had previously released the economic losses from the pandemic. Cinemex no longer received around 35 million entries translated into a thousand 750 million pesos. For his part Cinépolis lost 83.5 million tickets or what is four thousand 175 million pesos.
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Francisco Eguren, Cinemex’s program and advertising director, said The universal These numbers represented a very important gap for the industry and assured that the situation would force them to close complexes, lay off employees and become as small as possible if they were unable to open by July 15th .
Eventually the consequence reached the doors of both chains and is expected to Five Cinemex complexes and nine Cinépolis complexes definitely no longer work. The complexes that will be closed will do so across the country in the following states:
- Mexico City
- State of Mexico
- New lion
According to estimates by The sun of the lagoonThe closure of these complexes would result in the loss of more than 1,120 jobs, considering that each of them works with approximately 80 people.
The exact Cinépolis and Cinemex complexes that will close their doors are not yet known, but it is at least known that In Saltillo it will be the Cinemex in Periférico Sur.
Despite the introduction of the reopening of traffic lights in several states of the Republic and the permission for various companies such as restaurants to become active again, the cinemas remain closed until further notice.