Monday, June 1, 2020

Target, CVS, other retailers close some stores amid protests, riots

Chain Store Age
Many of the nation’s leading retailers temporarily shut their stores in select locations across the country amid widespread disruptions and destruction in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Target, Walmart and CVS were among the retailers that temporarily shuttered hundreds of stores over the weekend. Walmart said it closed hundreds of stores late Sunday afternoon to protect employees and customers. CVS didn’t reveal how many stores it closed, but said the locations were in more than 20 states and the District of Columbia.. . . more