Dollar General reported it will dedicate the first hour of activities every day to its senior clients, beginning on Tuesday.
It’s the most recent exertion to forestall the spread of coronavirus and secure the old, who are more in danger.
“We appreciate our customers’ understanding of our decision and request they visit our stores later in the morning to allow at-risk populations the ability to purchase the items they need at affordable prices,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO. “During these unprecedented times, Dollar General is diligently working to meet the ongoing needs of our customers and communities.”
Dollar General likewise said it intends to close one hour sooner to permit employees to clean and restock racks.
Store hours fluctuate by location.
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