Retailers across the nation are trimming store hours to focus on deep cleanings and to restock store shelves. Some are closing stores, too.
Apple announced it will close all its retail stores outside Greater China until March 27 because of the coronavirus outbreak. Urban Outfitters also announced all of its stores worldwide would be closed at least until March 28. Nike is making a similar move, temporarily closing all of its stores in the U.S. for 12 days, the company said in a statement.
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, announced late Saturday that starting Sunday it was trimming hours at 24-hour stores and other locations. The temporary hours are 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Other Walmart stores also will have reduced hours.
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Grocery store chains including Florida-based Publix, New York-based Wegmans and Texas-based H-E-B are among retailers closing earlier. Changes at more regional and national retailers are likely in the coming days.
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It also will get harder to find liquor in four Pennsylvania counties starting Monday, according to the Bucks County Courier Times, part of the USA TODAY Network.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Saturday announced a phased closure of state-owned Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. On Tuesday, stores in these counties will be closed. The state will keep its online store up and running, making deliveries.
Temporary grocery store changes
Hours can vary by location. Check websites for your closest location to confirm. Some may also have automated messages if you call.
Albertsons: Stores are opening one hour later and closing one hour earlier to give staff time to restock shelves with food and other essential items, the company confirmed to the Arizona Republic, part of the USA TODAY Network.
Aldi: Some stores will be temporarily closed or have limited hours, the company announced, adding, “At this time, we cannot provide specific location information.”
Bashas’ Supermarkets: Hours are temporarily 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., but some may vary.
BI-LO: Starting Monday, all stores will close at 9 p.m. “until further notice,” the grocer announced.
City Market: Temporary hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Kroger brand with locations in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Harveys Supermarket: Starting Monday, all stores will close at 9 p.m. “until further notice,” the grocer announced.
Fry’s Food Stores: Stores will close at 10 p.m. Sunday and then will be open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Giant Eagle: The grocer said in a news release that starting Sunday, its flagship and Market District supermarkets will be open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. All GetGo stores adjacent to supermarkets will mirror the supermarket hours.
Kroger: Starting Monday, store hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. until further notice, according to The Enquirer, part of the USA TODAY Network. Kroger’s namesake stores in Houston will also curtail 24-hour service, according to local TV reports by KHOU. Several of the company’s subsidiaries are also making changes.
King Soopers:7 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Sunday, according to a news release.
Ralphs: Modified hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Safeway: Stores are opening one hour later and closing one hour earlier to give staff time to restock shelves with food and other essential items, the company confirmed to the Arizona Republic, part of the USA TODAY Network.
Tops: Store hours will be revised to 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. in all stores until further notice, according to a release Sunday. Closing hours will remain the same at stores that already close at an earlier time.
Winn-Dixie: Starting Monday, all stores will close at 9 p.m. “until further notice,” the grocer announced.
Other store hours changes
Warby Parker: Stores closed through March 27.
Coronavirus store closings
Abercrombie & Fitch: The company announced Sunday it is closing all stores in North America for two weeks until March 28. The online store will remain open.
Apple: The retailer announced it will close all its retail stores outside Greater China until March 27 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
lululemon: Starting Monday, all North America and European stores will be closed through March 27. This is a change from an earlier announcement to reduce hours starting Monday.
Lush: Temporarily closing all 258 Lush retail stores in the U.S. and Canada, starting Monday through March 29.
Nike: The athletic apparel company announced U.S. store closures from Monday through March 27. Customers can continue to shop on Nike.com and on Nike apps.
Patagonia: Stores closed March 13, and the company said it will reassess the situation on March 27 and provide an update.
Urban Outfitters: The company’s stores – including Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters namesake stores – are closed until at least March 28 because of the coronavirus, the company announced.
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Contributing: Alexander Coolidge, Cincinnati Enquirer; Alexandria Rodriguez, Corpus Christi Caller Times; Jennifer Sangalang, Florida Today; Rebecca Powell, Fort Collins Coloradoan; Will Cleveland, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle; Katherine Fitzgerald, Arizona Republic
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