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Department stores begin reopening. Check this list of hours before you go

Posted May 23, 2020 12:24 a.m. EDT
Updated May 26, 2020 12:54 a.m. EDT

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North Carolina is now in Phase 2 of the reopening plan during the COVID-19 pandemic and select department stores are open for business. In addition, many have adjusted hours, special at-risk shopping times and safety measures.

Keep in mind that according to the Phase 2 announcement, stores can only allow a limited number of people in the store at the same time, employees and customers should still practice social distancing and people should wear masks when they are not able to practice social distancing.

See all the details regarding each reopening phase in this article.

Click HERE for the specific details regarding Phase 2.

Read on for the growing list of department stores announcing reopening details in North Carolina.

Department Stores Open Now

Belk: According to the Belk website, Triangle area stores are open starting Monday, May 11 from 12 pm to 6 pm each day. Some stores, including Durham are opening a few days later than other Triangle area stores. See the specific hours and opening day for your local store on their website.

Best Buy: Best Buy is now offering scheduled consultations at select area stores. According to their website, "You can now schedule an in-store consultation online, by phone, chat or at the front of the store. At your scheduled time, we’ll pair you with a Best Buy team member. Please wear a face mask or covering before entering. We’ll ask you how you feel, and if you have concerns, we’ll encourage you to reschedule. All our employees are following multiple safety guidelines, including wellness checks, personal protective equipment, and social distancing." Best Buy is also beginning to offer in-home services once again in select states, according to their website. Store are still available for curbside pickup. See the hours and ordering details at bestbuy.com.

Burlington Coat Factory: Burlington Coat Factory locations in the Triangle are now open. The store hours are 9 am - 9 pm at this time. See their website for store locations.

Dillard's: According to the Dillard's website, the Raleigh location at Triangle Town Center will open on Tuesday, May 12. Temporary hours will be M-F from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday from 12 pm - 6 pm. See their website for the specific hours for your store in their store directory. You can also see a list of currently open stores on their website.

Hamrick's: Hamrick's is open in North Carolina as of Saturday, May 9 including Raleigh, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Hickory, Gastonia and Asheville. Store hours are 10 am - 8 pm at this time. They will be allowing no more than 50% occupancy rate. See the details on their Facebook page.

HomeGoods: Most HomeGoods stores are open in the area. They have temporary store hours of Monday through Saturday, 10am-7pm and Sundays 11am-7pm. In some stores, they are offering dedicated shopping hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-10am for seniors (60+) and those who are at greater risk. In addition, layaway will be closed except for pickups and cancellations. See the details and the list of open stores on their website.

JCPenney: Select JCPenney stores in North Carolina are now open. According to their website, the stores at Berkeley Mall in Goldsboro, Goldeneast Crossing in Rocky Mount, Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, Westfield Shoppingtown in Wilmington, and Hanes Mall in Winston Salem are open. You can see a list of open stores on their website.

Kohl's: According to the Kohl's website, multiple stores in the area are now open from 11 am - 7 pm each day. The hour from 11 am - 12 pm is reserved for at-risk shoppers on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Many Kohl's stores in NC are also offering limited-contact store drive-up for online orders. According to their website, "Once a store reopens, we’ll be reserving dedicated shopping hours every Monday, Wednesday + Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for our customers who are age 60+, who are pregnant or who have underlying health conditions." See the hours for your local Kohl's store on their website at Kohls.com HERE.

Macy's: Macy's locations in the area are now open as of March 18 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. According to the company press release, the following locations in the area are offering In-Store Shopping, Curbside Delivery and In-Store Pick-up:   Macy’s Crabtree Valley  , Macy’s Cross Creek  , Macy’s Streets At Southpoint , Macy’s Triangle Town Center. Free curbside pick-up is available Monday through Friday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. They have also tended the return policy so customers can return merchandise purchased online up to 60 days after the original end date noted on the receipt. See the sales and order online for curbside pick-up on the Macy's website HERE.

Marshalls: Most Marshalls stores are now open in the area. They have temporary store hours of Monday through Saturday, 11am-7pm and Sundays 12pm-7pm. They are also offering dedicated shopping hours every Monday through Saturday from 10am-11am and Sundays from 11am-12pm for seniors (60+) and those who are at greater risk. In addition, layaway will be closed except for pickups and cancellations. See the details and the list of open stores on their website.

Old Navy: Most Old Navy stores in the area are open from 11 am - 7 pm, but not all. See the Old Navy locations that are open for in-store shopping and their specific hours on the Old Navy website HERE.

Ross Dress for Less: Most Ross Dress for Less stores are opening on Wednesday, May 20 from 10 am - 7 pm each day. They are reserving shopping hours for seniors (55+) and those at greater risk on Tuesdays from 9-10 am. Check their website for specific times and locations that will be opening.

Stein Mart: Most Stein Mart stores in North Carolina are now open for curbside pick-up or in-store shopping from 11 am - 6 pm, according to their website. See their website for details on which Stein Mart stores are open for pick-up oprder.

T.J. Maxx: Most T.J. Maxx stores are now open in the area. The temporary store hours are Monday through Saturday, 11am-7pm and Sundays 12pm-7pm. They are also offering dedicated shopping hours every Monday through Saturday from 10am-11am and Sundays from 11am-12pm for seniors (60+) and those who are at greater risk. In addition, layaway will be closed except for pickups and cancellations. See the details and the list of open stores on their website.

Department Stores Opening At A Later Date

GAP: Although some GAP stores in the country are now open, the Triangle area stores are still closed as of May 24, 2020. The location at the outlet stores in Mebane is open. At this time, there is no opening date available for the stores that are still closed. See the GAP locations that are open and their specific hours on the GAP website HERE.

Bed Bath & Beyond: Select Bed Bath & Beyond stores are offering curbside pick-up, but local stores are not open for inside shopping at this time. When they do reopen, they will have special shopping hours for seniors and others at risk. Early shopping hours are 8am – 9am daily for customers over 60 and those at risk. See what to expect when they do reopen on their website.

Saks Fifth Avenue: At this time, the Saks Fifth Avenue location in Raleigh is still temporarily closed. Once that changes, we will update this information. See the details on their website.

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