Due to the effects of social distancing and lockdowns that are happening all over the world, many shops are shutering and closing for the foreseeable future to help protect people and shoppers from becoming infected, as well as trying to save costs to stave off bankruptcy.
So which shops in the USA are closed for the Covid-19 virus? Here is our list, sourced mainly from social media.
Abercrombie and Fitch
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As our customer, you’re a part of our community—that’s why we wanted to reach out. It goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone affected by the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and that's why we’ve decided to close all our stores to help contain the spread. Our decisions are made in accordance with health organizations and government authorities, and are driven by our brand’s mission to meet you where you are and maintain the safety of our community, as we all look forward to a healthy, confident future together.
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To shut down all stores outside of the Asia-Pacific region.
To all our athletes, teammates and friends across the world. pic.twitter.com/YvcKcLohJU— adidas (at 🏡) (@adidas) March 17, 2020
As of today, all stores will close as we support health, responsibility and more importantly YOU. pic.twitter.com/N43WfoIMsf— American Eagle (@AEO) March 17, 2020
It is our commitment to keep our Anthro community healthy & safe. Please reach out to us and share your thoughts – we’re here for you. Look out for one another, and be well. We’ll see you soon. 💚 pic.twitter.com/oQDalBHYFA— Anthropologie (@Anthropologie) March 15, 2020
Bed Bath & Beyond
Important information about our stores: pic.twitter.com/riHPfnjavL— Bed Bath & Beyond (@BedBathBeyond) March 20, 2020
Community is at the heart of who we are at Coach—so let’s stay connected. As we all try to navigate the current global situation, we hope to continue to inspire you with our images and stories. To all our Coachies out there, we’ve got you. #CoachNY pic.twitter.com/pcFzYYkbWe— Coach (@Coach) March 17, 2020
Our heart goes out to our DKNY family at this trying time. We have decided to temporarily close our North America stores. You can still connect with us right here, as we hope to continue to inspire you and keep delivering a NY state of mind–to every corner of the world. pic.twitter.com/7Q43SyXYIM— DKNY (@dkny) March 18, 2020
Today we announced temporary closure of @OldNavy, @Athleta, @BananaRepublic, @Gap, @JanieandJack and @Intermix stores across North America, effective March 19. Details here: https://t.co/rzhjglEEwV pic.twitter.com/QkHtOfRiAZ— Gap Inc. (@GapInc) March 18, 2020
In the interest of safety, we’ve decided to temporarily close all of our US stores to the public, effective March 18. We'll remain available at https://t.co/FNOoVm3s3V and will continue to offer Click and Collect in many stores. Learn more: https://t.co/oHal4RA8CX pic.twitter.com/N1qv3Xlm2E— IKEA USA (@IKEAUSA) March 18, 2020
In response to the evolving global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, JCPenney is temporarily closing all stores and business offices until April 2. For more information, visit https://t.co/XOw8jKfeMQ pic.twitter.com/ZLoJ2C9FTf— JCPenney (@jcpenney) March 18, 2020
Due to the impact of COVID-19 on our community, we are temporarily closing all Madewell stores. We will re-open as soon as we feel confident that we can do so in the safest way possible. Click here for more information. https://t.co/UzVQrLenTp— madewell (@madewell) March 16, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to affect us around the world, we encourage you to take care of yourselves, check in with friends and family, look out for those who are most vulnerable and operate from a place of love rather than fear.#GratefulNotHateful pic.twitter.com/Pf9Ij1sq7v— Marc Jacobs (@marcjacobs) March 18, 2020
To our dear customers and associates, a letter from our CEO pic.twitter.com/R2oxr7siwg— Neiman Marcus (@neimanmarcus) March 18, 2020
Taking care of our customers and our employees is our top priority. We hope to see you soon, and for now we hope to provide you with a virtual community for inspiration.— Pottery Barn (@potterybarn) March 18, 2020
We’re in this, together 💙 pic.twitter.com/5jw0tvPtv3
The wellbeing of our teams, friends & family around the world is what matters most. We are temporarily closing stores & hospitality locations in select countries, & our employees will be paid during the closure. We encourage you to focus on your family, your safety & your health. pic.twitter.com/9s5rO6xkyE— Ralph Lauren (@RalphLauren) March 18, 2020
Oour goal has always been to provide you with safe spaces to come together, laugh and be inspired. In the meantime, we’re here to answer questions, keep you entertained, and to continue to engage with our UO Community however we can. Take care of yourselves. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/p5J8kI2XOh— Urban Outfitters (@UrbanOutfitters) March 14, 2020
Online store shut temporarily!
More to come...