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Lowe’s and Costco Will be Closed Easter Sunday. Here’s What’s Open in Fresno for Projects & Groceries.



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Lowe’s has announced it will be closed on Easter Sunday, joining Costco, Target and Trader Joe’s in giving their employees the holiday off.

Other retailers have observed the holiday in the past. For Lowe’s the decision to close on Easter Sunday is new this year.

Lowe’s and home improvement competitor Home Depot appear to be doing strong business despite COVID-19 stay-at-home orders in Fresno and elsewhere.

In an interview last month, Lowe’s chief executive confirmed that business has been solid.

“As customers are sheltering in place, they’re looking at that deferred list of home projects,” Marvin Ellison said on CNBC. “As they spend time around the home, they now have more time on their hands to tackle some of those things.”

In the Fresno area, business has been robust as well, based on recent social media posts.

After taking some criticism over worker safety concerns during the coronavirus pandemic, Lowe’s adjusted store hours, enhanced its paid leave policies and offered bonus pay to employees. The company also said it is emphasizing more social distancing at its stores, doing more cleaning and, establishing a curbside pickup program.

“Our stores remain open to provide essential products to customers, government officials and first responders,” the company said in March.

Retailers who have announced they will be closed on Easter Sunday include:

  • Lowe’s Home Improvement
  • Fresno Ag Hardware
  • Target
  • Costco
  • Aldi
  • Sams Club
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Sprouts
  • The Market

Retailers who will be open on Easter Sunday include:

  • Home Depot
  • Walmart
  • CVS
  • Whole Foods
  • Save Mart
  • Vons
  • FoodMaxx
  • Foods Co.
  • Food 4 Less
  • WinCo Foods
  • Smart and Final
  • Dollar Tree

Randy Reed is a writer and content producer for GV Wire. He has experience reporting for local radio stations and newspapers. In addition, he an extensive background in video production focused on news and documentary subjects. Reed is a proud graduate of California State University, Fresno with a degree in Mass Communications. In his free time, Reed enjoys digital photography as a hobby and loves to explore the scenic beauty of our Valley’s three spectacular National Parks. You can contact Randy at 559-705-2107 or Send an Email.