Walmart will limit number of shoppers allowed in stores during coronavirus pandemic
Walmart employees walking through one of the company's stores. Image via Walmart Corporate/Creative Commons.

In an effort to improve social distancing measures amid the coronaviruspandemic, Walmart announced Friday more changes to its store’s policies.Beginning Saturday, the company will limit the number of customerswho can be in a store at once, Walmart Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dacona Smith said in a blog post.“Stores will now allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at a given time, roughly 20% of a store’s capacity,” Smith said.Store associates will mark a queue at a single-entry door, direct new shoppers there, and admit them one-by-one and count th...

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