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Menards' logo
Type Private
Industry Home improvement retail
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Multinational No
Official website
Twitter (@Menards)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

Menards is a national home improvement retailer in the United States.

COVID-19 response

  • Disappointing 01 April 2020 (WHO.svg+21 dayssrc): Michigan Department of Attorney General on Tuesday sent a letter to Menards demanding that the company "cease any and all activities that run contrary to the spirit and intent of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order".[1]


  • 02 April 2020 (22 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Checking temperature of customers in some stores with contactless thermometers.[2]
    • Encouraging: No longer allowing children under the age of 16 nor pets in any stores.[2][3][4]
    • Encouraging: Adjusted store hours.[3][4]


News articles


  1. WLUC. "AG's office warns Menards about business practices during COVID-19 outbreak". WLUC. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 staff, Chris Vetter Leader-Telegram. "Retailers Menards and Target announce plans to limit number of shoppers in stores". Leader-Telegram. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Menards adjusts hours, prohibits children and pets from entering stores in midst of COVID-19". KSTP. 2020-04-02. Retrieved 2020-04-25.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Payne, Ed. "Menards bans children, pets in stores due to COVID-19 outbreak". Retrieved 2020-04-25.