Harris Teeter announces customer capacity limit companywide

Published 11:37 am Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Beginning at 5 p.m. April 8, Harris Teeter will limit the number of customers to 50% of building code capacity to further support physical distancing in its stores. Store associates will monitor the number of customers to ensure the capacity limit is maintained, according to a press release.

The capacity limit is in addition to measures Harris Teeter has already established to promote physical distancing, including the installation of plexiglass protective shields at check stands, customer service and pharmacy counters, floor decals at checkout and signage throughout the store.

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. The regional grocery chain reports that it employs approximately 30,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.

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