LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Several major grocery and retail chains will close their doors this Easter Sunday to give their employees a breather amid a coronavirus pandemic which has seen unprecedented panic buying.
Home improvement giant Lowe’s was the latest to announce it will be closing on Sunday, April 12, so its 300,000 employees can get some time with their families.READ MORE: Mandatory Evacuations Remain In Place for 1,000 People Due To Pacific Palisades Brush Fire
Lowe’s emphasized that its workers would not lose pay or hours due to the closure.
Last week, Trader Joe’s announced it would be closing its stores as well Sunday to give workers “a much needed day of rest.”READ MORE: Sheriff's Detectives Investigating Fatal Shooting In 1000 Block Of Imperial Highway
Other major chains that will be closed include Target, Costco, Sprouts Farmers Market and Sam’s Club. However, the owner of Sam’s Club, Walmart, will be open.MORE NEWS: Tom Bradley International Terminal At LAX Experiencing Power Outage In Some Areas
For burger lovers, all of In-N-Out’s locations will also be closed this Sunday.