Retailers requiring customers to wear masks


Here are a few of the large, high profile stores/big box retailers with mask policies for customers. In the USA, we do not have a national mask requirement yet, there are city and state requirements in only about 36 states as of 7/15/2020, many/most of the biggest retailers are requiring masks on customers.

The big news today, Walmart, the USA’s largest retailer, will require all customers to wear masks starting Monday (7/20/2020).


“Most major companies, from big-box retailers to pharmacy chains, require masks in places where state or local governments say they are mandatory. Some of those companies prohibit patrons from entering without a mask, while others request customers wear one but will still allow them in if they refuse.”

Walmart & Sam’s Club – “A Simple Step to Help Keep You Safe: Walmart and Sam’s Club Require Shoppers to Wear Face Coverings”.

“Best Buy to Require Shoppers to Wear Masks Inside Its Stores”.

“Starbucks to require customers to wear face masks starting July 15”.

Costco mask policy.

Apple’s statement and looks like they have a required mask policy.

Microcenter (Adafruit retailer) also has a mask policy.

CVS, Target, Kroger and Kohl’s are in now.

Home Depot and Lowes are in 7/18/2020.

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