Many Retailers are Now Requiring You to Wear Face Masks in Their Stores
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Know before you go! Face masks are being required at more and more stores… 😷
Get your face masks ready as more retailers are now requiring customers to wear masks when shopping in their stores. While many states and counties have already implemented requirements on the use of face masks, retailers are now creating store policies to keep consistent guidelines across all stores nationwide.
Here’s a list of current national retailers that are now requiring face masks:
Beginning on July 27th, all ALDI grocery stores will require face masks to shop their stores. All ALDI employees will continue to wear face coverings, as they have for months.
American Eagle will now require customers to wear masks in their stores. In addition, they will also be providing masks to customers who don’t have one.
All Apple stores were closed at the beginning of the pandemic. The company has since started reopening stores and now requires all customers to wear face masks.
Best Buy has now started requiring customers to wear masks in their stores. They will also be providing masks to customers who need them. Small children and those unable to wear one for health reasons may enter without one.
Carter’s & OshKosh B’Gosh:
Carter’s & OshKosh B’Gosh have released a statement saying that masks are now required in all stores.
Costco was one of the first major retailers to require face masks in stores and has implemented an official face mask policy on May 4th.
CVS announced in a press release on July 16th that they will be requiring all customers to wear face coverings at all their stores beginning on July 20th.
Dollar Tree will now require all customers to wear cloth face coverings in all their stores nationwide.
The Home Depot:
Beginning Wednesday, July 22nd, Home Depot Shoppers will be required to wear a mask or face covering when in-store.
On July 15th, Kohl’s announced that they will be requiring all customers to wear face masks starting July 20th at all their locations nationwide.
On July 15th, Kroger announced in a press release that it would require all customers in its stores to wear masks starting July 22nd.
Effective July 20th, Lowe’s shoppers will be required to wear a mask or face covering in store. The customer service desk will supply free masks to any customers that need them.
Starting July 20th, Meijer will require all customers to wear a face covering or mask when shopping in any Meijer store, Meijer Express or gas station.
Menards, the hardware chain, now is requiring all guests to wear masks when shopping in their stores.
Starting on July 21st, all Pubilx Super Markets will require a face mask when shopping in their stores.
As of July 15th, all company-owned Starbucks locations in the United States will require face masks for customers who opt to head in-store for their purchases.
On July 16th, USA Today reported that Target has updated their coronavirus policies and now include a face mask requirement for all customers. The new policy will go into effect starting on August 1st. Plus, they will also provide disposable masks at entrances to customers who don’t have one.
Walmart & Sam’s Club:
Starting July 20th, Walmart and Sam’s Club will implement a new store policy that requires all customers to wear a face-covering when shopping inside any Walmart or Sam’s Club location.
Beginning Monday, July 20th, Walgreens will require all customers to use face masks while shopping in-store.