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Stores like Walmart are changing Black Friday shopping to make it safer. Experts say none of it will matter if shoppers don’t wear masks.

Several stores have added additional safety precautions ahead of the Black Friday shopping frenzy to protect both customers and employees. We spoke to three experts to find out which precautions will actually help. The experts agree that enforcing mask-wearing and social distancing are good, but mandates like reducing store hours […]
Stores like Walmart are changing Black Friday shopping to make it safer. Experts say none of it will matter if shoppers don’t wear masks.
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As a third coronavirus wave pummels the nation, here’s how major retailers are implementing safety measures in their stores ahead of the holiday shopping season

With the holiday shopping season nearly upon us at the same time coronavirus cases are surging nationwide, retailers are thinking carefully about how to make stores safe for shoppers. Many major retailers known for door-buster deals are doing away with big Black Friday events to reduce crowding at stores. Companies […]
As a third coronavirus wave pummels the nation, here’s how major retailers are implementing safety measures in their stores ahead of the holiday shopping season
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Here’s when stores will open for Black Friday sales

Black Friday looks totally different thanks to the coronavirus. Most big retailers like Walmart and Best Buy are spreading sales across several days. In-store sales will not start on Thanksgiving this year, reversing a trend. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Black Friday shoppers can sleep in this year. […]
Here’s when stores will open for Black Friday sales
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Lowe’s is giving $100 million in bonuses to frontline workers

Lowe’s announced it will give all hourly frontline workers $US100 million worth of bonuses on November 13, ahead of holiday season. Full-time hourly associates will receive $US300, and part-time workers will get $US150. The company will also hire 20,000 seasonal workers at stores and distribution centres. Lowe’s may see a […]
Lowe’s is giving $100 million in bonuses to frontline workers
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In the wake of a gruelling year, Benjamin Moore has designated a soothing, comfortable teal as its next official colour of 2021

Benjamin Moore’s official colour of 2021 is a blue-green-grey blend called “Aegean Teal.” On Wednesday, the company announced that it had selected the shade in January 2020, before COVID-19 morphed into a pandemic. Benjamin Moore’s colour experts described the tone as “sunbaked” and “versatile,” perfect for kitchens. The teal colour’s […]
In the wake of a gruelling year, Benjamin Moore has designated a soothing, comfortable teal as its next official colour of 2021
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A boom in home renovations amid the pandemic will drive record sales growth for home improvement chains Home Depot, Lowes, according to Bank of America

Home Depot and Lowe’s are tracking to report record second quarter sales growth, according to Bank of America. The bank said its own credit-card spending data showed a continued surge in home improvement spending throughout the second quarter. The spending boom has in part been driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
A boom in home renovations amid the pandemic will drive record sales growth for home improvement chains Home Depot, Lowes, according to Bank of America