BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) said that it will have special hours in order to accommodate shoppers age 60 and over, starting Sunday. BJ's will make the hour between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. available to these customers, along with a designated entrance. Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN) Whole Foods Market, Target Corp. (TGT) and other grocers ( ) have made a similar change in order to aid in social distancing for this group, which is at high risk from the coronavirus. In addition to these measures, BJ's is also doing extra sanitizing of high-touch areas, has limits on the number of high-demand items that each customer can purchase, and has put other rules in place in light of the pandemic. BJ's stock is down 8.1% over the last year while the S&P 500 index has slumped
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