Target changes hours, offers special shopping time for vulnerable customers

Target changes hours, offers special shopping time for vulnerable customers

Target announced its plans Tuesday to operate during the coronavirus pandemic.

The retail giant will change store hours nationwide to close at 9 p.m. This will allow staff ample time to restock and deep clean the stores.

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Company officials also plan to bring in more staffing for in-demand services like Target Drive Up and Order Pickup.

Additionally, the first hour of shopping every Wednesday will be reserved for those most vulnerable to the coronavirus: the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.

Finally, Target said it would prioritize essential products including food and medicine.

These changes begin Wednesday and will remain in effect indefinitely.