Walmart will extend closing time to 10 p.m. at most stores

Walmart will extend closing time to 10 p.m. at most stores
More than 4,000 Walmart stores will be extending their closing times to 10 p.m. beginning Monday. (Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press)

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart will be closing its doors later at most stores beginning next week, the retail giant said in a statement Friday.

The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail chain announced that closing time will be moved from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Monday.

The change will affect more than 4,000 of the Walmart stores, the company said in its news release.

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“With this change, we will continue the health and safety measures currently in place, such as social distancing, health screenings, plastic barriers at the registers and masks,” Walmart said in its statement.

Walmart also announced that it would hold a senior shopping hour on Tuesdays for customers 60 and older. That will occur one hour before the store officially opens. Pharmacies and vision centers will also be open at that time, according to the news release.

To find out if your area Walmart is changing its hours, check here.