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Walmart to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in 7 states

Walmart stores in Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina and Texas will offer COVID-19 vaccinations starting next week, the retailer said Friday. The vaccines will be administered at Walmart pharmacies to groups that state health officials have deemed most in need of inoculation. In Texas, for example, only health care workers, nursing home residents […]

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Here’s what time your favorite stores open on Black Friday

For some, the thrill of Black Friday shopping even tops a pandemic. So, for those of you setting your alarms super early, here’s what time your favorite stores will be open. BEST BUY Best Buy opens at 5 a.m. on Black Friday and begins offering curbside pickup at 5. BELK Belk will be opening at […]

US retail sales plunged a record 16% in April as virus hit

U.S. retail sales tumbled by a record 16.4% from March to April as business shutdowns caused by the coronavirus kept shoppers away, threatened stores across the country and weighed down a sinking economy. The Commerce Department’s report Friday on retail purchases showed a sector that has collapsed so quickly that sales over the past 12 […]