Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, in a policy reversal, are now asking customers to wear masks inside stores.
Dollar Tree, Inc., which owns both chains, again commissioned the mask in its stores after originally asked for them in early July. Last month, the company delayed its route to “require” state and local veil customers not to ask for a mask.
But the company’s coronavirus update page currently labeled Dollar Tree, Inc.’s mask policy. is required, USA Today reported for the first time Sunday.
“To help best protect each other and, under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we require all Associations, customers and suppliers to wear face masks. into our store, ”writes the coronavirus update.
The statement added that it would provide veils to its associates.
USA Today notes that it is not known when the policy will be reverted back to its original form, which is consistent with most major US Dollar Tree retailers who did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Dollar Tree, Inc. reported in May that they operate 15,370 stores in the US and Canada.
Other companies have restricted their mask policies, including Southeast Grocery, which owns the supermarket Winn-Dixie, who at first said the mask would optional in stores last month. But the company also reverse its decision day after that.
AMC also its policy adjustments in June to commission the mask after the backlash masking is not required. The theater chain has since reopened in mid to late August.