As the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, many retailers are stepping up to do their part.
Companies have been announcing temporary closures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. and Europe.
Many have also promised to continue paying their employees even while their brick-and-mortar doors are shut.
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On Thursday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the White House is working on sending $1,000 checks to most adults within three weeks in order to offset the economic impacts of the virus.
Here are many of the stores that have temporarily closed their doors to fight the spread of COVID-19, according to their social media posts and company websites. This list will be continually updated. Check back for the very latest.
Bath & Body Works
Bed Bath & Beyond
Best Buy (shifting to contactless curbside pickup only)
The company is shifting to a contactless curbside service at locations nationwide where state or local laws allow.
"Rather than ask you to come into our stores, any items you order on BestBuy.com or the Best Buy app will be delivered to your car curbside," the company said. "If, for any reason, you didn’t order the product in advance and the product is in stock in the store, one of our employees will be more than happy to go get it in the store and sell it to you while you remain in your car."
Burlington [formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory]
The company closed all of its stores across North America and Europe for at least two weeks. Production facilitates across Canada will also be temporarily closed during this time.
"The health and wellbeing of our customers, employees and all communities, is our top priority, especially now," the company wrote in a note online. "We are closely following the recommendations from the World Health Organization, local health agencies and governments to guide the steps we’re taking across our business."
Cole Haan (closing select stores in Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Washington, and California.)
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Dick’s Sporting Goods
Game Stop ( open for online pickups at the door only)
J.Crew and J.Crew Factory
Jenny Craig (most locations are shifting to phone coaching and curbside food pick-up only)
JoS. A. Bank
Kate Spade New York
Kohl's is extending its temporary store closures until further notice, the company announced Monday. The company previously announced temporary closures at least until April 1.
“These are unprecedented times as our communities around the country come together to support the nationwide efforts in slowing the spread of COVID-19," said Kohl's chief executive officer Michelle Gass. "At Kohl’s we are committed to doing our part as we extend the duration of our store closures to protect the health and safety of our customers and our associates."
Levi’s and Levi’s Outlet stores
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Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and Last Call
Nordstrom's is "extending its temporary store closure for at least one week, through April 5. Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, the Company will continue to assess the situation market by market and will provide further updates as appropriate. This closure impacts all U.S. and Canada stores, including Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, Trunk Club, Jeffrey, Nordstrom Local and Last Chance."
The retailer's store closures began March 17.
PVH Corp (owns brands including Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein)
Rent the Runway
Saks Fifth Avenue
Swarovski's wrote on its website that it will temporarily close stores in multiple countries "in accordance with guidelines from local governments and health organizations, and we will be closing further stores as necessary, under guidance from the authorities."
The Real Real ( open by appointment only)
Tiffany & Co.
TJX Companies (owns and operates TJMaxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and Sierra Trading Post)
The company announced in a note on its website that it was temporarily closing all its stores, distribution and fulfillment centers and offices. It will also temporarily halt its online businesses at tjmaxx.com, marshalls.com and sierra.com.
[Credit: TJX Companies]
Trader Joe's has temporarily closed any location where a crew member tested positive for COVID-19 or is receiving treatment for a suspected case, in order to thoroughly clean and sanitize the store, the company wrote in an announcement online.
"While the store is closed, Trader Joe’s will be paying all crew members for their scheduled shifts," the company wrote. "As soon as the store has been fully cleaned and restocked, we plan to reopen."
"As we continue to respond to this rapidly evolving situation, our focus remains on doing whatever is necessary to safeguard the health and safety of our Crew Members and customers and best support our communities."
Click here to see the locations impacted.
The company has extended its temporary closures until further notice, Ulta announced Monday.
“We understand the direct impact these difficult, yet important decisions have on everyone," Ulta CEO Mary Dillon said. "As such, we remain committed to paying our store and salon associates through mid-April and providing benefits for those who are currently enrolled. We will continue to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 in real-time, including recent legislation such as the CARES Act, should re-openings be further delayed.”
Victoria’s Secret, in-person and online
Waffle House (closed 429 locations but is offering takeout at 1,563 restaurants)
The company temporarily close its doors across North America until April 2. Certain stores will offer in-store pick up for online orders, depending on local regulations.
[Credit: Williams Sonoma]