(Reuters) – A growing number of U.S. retailers and grocers are pushing customers shopping at their stores to wear face coverings, a widely accepted protective measure to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
The latest store policy comes as U.S. states are conflicted over making masks compulsory, with some governors even suspending local face-mask regulations.
The online shopping giant’s Whole Foods Market and Amazon retail stores require all customers to wear face coverings. (https://bit.ly/2OIwoqN)
The iPhone maker said in May it would require customers to wear face coverings in most places around the world.
BED BATH & BEYOND INC
Face masks are required at all 1,500 of the company’s stores across North America.
BEST BUY CO INC
The electronics retailer imposed the rule in the middle of July and said it would provide a face covering if a customer did not have one.