San Bernardino, California (March 25, 2020) – Effective Thursday, March 26, 2020 all 169 Stater Bros. Markets locations will open their doors from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. to provide seniors, 65 and over, a safe and less crowded shopping environment.
“The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that seniors are more vulnerable to the coronavirus,” stated Stater Bros. CEO Pete Van Helden. “We are now able to safely open our doors an hour earlier to offer an exclusive shopping experience for our seniors,” Van Helden added.
In addition, Stater Bros. Markets continues its increased daily cleaning routine of sanitizing frequently touched surfaces like check stands, drinking fountains, door handles, shopping carts, payment keypads, and restrooms. This guidance is based on CDC recommendations.
Stater Bros. Markets is currently operating daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., with 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. dedicated exclusively for senior shoppers.
About Stater Bros. Markets:
Stater Bros. Markets was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately-owned supermarket chain in Southern California. The Company currently operates 169 supermarkets, and there are approximately 16,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family. Since 2008, Stater Bros. Markets and Stater Bros. Charities have contributed more than $80 million in food and funds to local Southern California communities. More information about Stater Bros. Markets.
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