Dollar Tree once again pivots on mask policy – now requires customers to wear face coverings
Dollar Treeand its Family Dollarbrand are once again requiring customers to wear masksin stores.
- Dollar Tree last reversed its
mask mandatein July, even as other major retailers began ordering shoppers to don masks.
- On its website, Dollar Tree said that the newly reinstated policy will allow shoppers and workers to "protect one another."
- "Our focus continues to be on the safety and health of the communities we serve," a Dollar Tree spokesperson told Business Insider.
Dollar-store giant Dollar Tree will now require all customers to don masks in order to shop at its stores. The company's subsidiary chain, Family Dollar, has also adopted the new mandate.
"To best help protect one another, and in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we are requiring all associates, customers, and vendors to wear face coverings when inside our stores," the company said in a statement on its website.The decision is yet another reversal for the retailer. In July, the chain rolled back its
It is unclear the degree to which Dollar Tree and Family Dollar employees will be expected to enforce the new policy. Since retailers began establishing
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