Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

• The Kroger Co. announced it is changing its mask policies due to the COVID -19 Delta variant.



Free Trial• The Home Depot Inc., Target Corporation and Walmart Stores Inc. announced they are changing their mask policies due to the latest CDC recommendations and the COVID -19 Delta variant.

• Lamps Plus is hiring sales associates to serve dual roles as both retail store associates and customer care agents for phone and online chats.

New York City announced it will require customers to prove they have been vaccinated in order to enter gyms, restaurants and indoor entertainment venues beginning Sept. 13.

• Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. said it has now administered more than 29 million COVID-19 vaccinations. The company is requiring its team members to wear face coverings and is mandating that its office staff be vaccinated.

• Walmart Stores Inc. is making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for its entire headquarters staff. The retailer will require all employees at its offices to be vaccinated by Oct. 4.



New York City has issued a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all workers and diners within the city limits.

• Papa John’s Pizza is looking hire 20,000 new team members across 800 region hiring events amid the national labor shortage caused by the pandemic.

• Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has added college tuition assistance to their available employee benefits in an attempt to attract and retain talent during the labor shortage.