With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreading across the world, retailers have been placed in a tough position — on the one hand, they need to stay open to keep business running — not to mention to provide necessary supplies to customers — but on the other, they need to protect their employees and their shoppers. As such, many stores have changed their hours, and others have closed entirely.
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To be clear: if you're shopping for anything but essentials like groceries or medical supplies, stay away from public spaces where you are likely to encounter groups of people. If you're looking for a new wall-hanging and want to show support for businesses at this challenging time, ordering online is a must.
P.F. Candle Co.: online shopping available with free shipping.
Poketo: online shopping available with free shipping.
Closed, both stores and online:
Stores (and online) open, but should be avoided except when shopping for essentials:
The Home Depot: Open, but all stores close at 6 p.m.
Target: Open, but all stores close at 9 p.m. On Wednesdays, the first hour of shopping will be reserved for the elderly and those with health concerns.
Walmart: Open 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.