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Store opening hours on Memorial Day: Walmart, Costco, Target...

Many businesses and shops will close on Memorial Day (May 25) with others operating with a reduced timetable on Monday.

Store opening hours on Memorial Day: Walmart, Costco, Target...
JUSTIN SULLIVAN AFP

The US will celebrate Memorial Day this weekend with many citizens divided over whether to re-open the country or not. Scientists are concerned that the mingling that usual takes place during Memorial Day weekend could see a spike in cases but they have given advice on how to celebrate the holidays in a safe way.

Memorial Day itself falls on Monday (25 May) and with coronavirus restrictions in many areas it is wise to consult consult CDC and WHO guidelines on how to shop safely.

An ever-growing number of national chains are now offering clients a service bearing the acronym BOPUS (Buy online, pick-up in-store) or curbside pick-up where customers can use a type of drive-in service to receive their goods.

A wide range of stores ranging from Apple through to Dick's Sporting Goods and clothing brands such as Gap, Old Navy are offering 'curbside pick-up' as an option in their online and app commercial channels.

Stores' situation on 25 May

Costco will be closed on Memorial Day. Costco traditionally closes on several major holidays, including Memorial Day.

Kohl’s are now commencing to open certain stores nationwide but many will closed during Memorial Day. Those branches that do open will offer reduced hours (11 a.m.-7 p.m.) with the first hour of shopping on Mondays is reserved for seniors and other vulnerable shoppers. For information relating to a branch of Kohls where you are, consult the store locater guide.

Target is operating with reduced hours on Monday with all stores expected to close on 9 p.m. on Memorial Day. Opening times may vary by location and the definitive details can be found online along with the latest offers.

Walmart will operate with a reduced timetable on Monday with stores open from 7 a.m.-8:30. As always it's advisable to consult the official website your location.