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Giant Eagle installing plexiglass dividers, asking customers to leave bags at home

Posted at 4:10 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 16:10:44-04

CLEVELAND — Giant Eagle is changing things up due to the coronavirus pandemic.

They will be installing plexiglass dividers to check out and customer services areas, installing floor indicators and signage at checkout lanes to indicate appropriate social distance between shoppers and asking guests not to use reusable bags.

“These are just a few examples of the steps we are taking to safeguard the health and wellbeing of both our Team Members and guests,” said Dan Donovan, Giant Eagle Spokesperson. “We are not wavering in our commitment to providing an unparalleled guest service or a future free of single-use plastics, but rather are asking our guests to take this opportunity to help us promote the safest shopping experience possible.”
At the beginning of 2020, Giant Eagle decided to remove plastic bags from all locations. They are reversing that decision and will be offering plastic bags or paper bags at no cost.

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