Walmart

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Walmart
Walmart logo.svg
Walmart logo
Type Public
Industry Consumer goods retail
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Multinational Yes
Official website
Twitter (@Walmart)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

Walmart is an international retailer based in the United States. The company also owns and operates Sam's Club.

COVID-19 response

Consumers

  • Disappointing 18 March 2020 (WHO.svg+7 dayssrc): Jermon Best and a friend wear surgical masks (to protect against Coronavirus spread) while shopping at a Wood River, Illinois Walmart. They get removed from the store by a Wood River Police Officer for wearing the masks. Notably, Jermon and his friend are both black men.[1]
  • Encouraging 04 April 2020 (WHO.svg+24 dayssrc): One-in-one-out entry policy with total of five customers in per 1,000 square feet.[2]

Employees

News articles

References

  1. Stephens, Jeanie (2020-03-24). "Video: Wood River officer made black men leave Walmart because they wore masks". Alton Telegraph. Retrieved 2020-04-07.
  2. "Target and Walmart implement safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic". KFOR.com. 2020-04-05. Retrieved 2020-04-06.