To help ensure the continued health and safety of its team members and customers, Meijer said it is requiring all customers wear a face mask or face covering when shopping at any Meijer store or Meijer Express station throughout the Midwest. The requirement goes into effect July 20.
According to vendors polled by HOMEWORLD BUSINESS, Ryan Yarnell, housewares buyer at Meijer, has been critical to successes with the Meijer brand because of his relationship building as well as his focus on creating sales opportunities even when one may not be obvious. These and other attributes have landed him to a spot on the list of 2020 Impact Merchants.
Meijer has begun implementing daily health screenings for team members reporting to work at all its stores and facilities in the retailer’s ongoing effort to protect against the spread of COVID-19 and ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Sneeze guards are going up at checkstands across the United States, including at Walmart and other retailers.
A range of retailers across channels are responding to the coronavirus outbreak with moves to temporarily close their stores, reduce store hours and other consumer and employee oriented initiatives.
With the holidays coming, Meijer has set a series of promotions for the week of Thanksgiving and through Black Friday weekend and the return of a Santa Bucks special savings event on Saturday, November 30.
At Meijer, Leah Postema has been able to deal with a changing market and still stay on course to deliver results in home organization.
Meijer has been expanding into metro Cleveland over the past couple of weeks, opening its first three stores in the city’s suburbs and introducing a home delivery service.