Belk, JCPenney, and several new stores at Main Street Oak Ridge are closed. So is Cinemark Tinseltown Theater. Dick’s Sporting Goods is open for curbside pickup only.
The new stores that are closed include Burkes Outlet, maurices, Rack Room Shoes, T.J.Maxx, and Ulta Beauty.
Electronic Express, PetSmart, and Rue21 were open at last check this weekend, but they have modified hours. (Note: The response to COVID-19 changes rapidly, meaning store operations could change quickly.)
JCPenney said it plans to reopen on April 2. JCPenney said it temporarily closed for the health and safety of customers and employees. The store said it continues to offer service online at jcp.com and through its mobile application.
Cinemark Tinseltown said it is closed until further notice to comply with a local government ordinance. It’s not clear what ordinance that is. You can reach Cinemark by calling (800) 246-3627.
Belk said it is temporarily closed, but customers can call (865) 482-4045 for pickup or delivery.
Ulta Beauty said it temporarily closed all of its stores at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will keep them closed until at least Tuesday, March 31.
“With COVID-19 continuing to spread throughout the U.S., we believe it’s our responsibility to help communities and governments contain this pandemic,” Ulta said in a notice posted on its front door. “We look forward to the time when we can re-open our stores, bring our associates back together, and invite you back in to Ulta Beauty.”
Customers can continue to shop remotely by visiting the Ulta Beauty app or by going to the website at Ulta.com.
Rack Room Shoes said all of its stores are temporarily closed through March 28 to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the contagious respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus.
“Our connections to our associates, customers, and neighbors matter to us the most,” the store said in a notice posted on its door. “We take our commitment to social responsibility very seriously, as the health and well-being of our collective community is our top priority.”
Rack Room Shoes said it will adjust its plans as required in response the evolving situation. In the meantime, the store is open online at rackroomshoes.com.
Maurices said its store is temporarily closed, and customers can visit maurices.com to shop online or to check, under “our stores,” for updates on re-opening.
As of Friday evening, Rue21 had posted a notice that it has modified its store hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Burkes Outlet said it has decided to temporarily close all of its stores to help slow the spread of the virus.
“Our thoughts go out to all of those impacted by COVID-19,” Burkes Outlet said. “The health and safety of our associates, guests, and communities is our top priority.”
You can visit BurkesOutlet.com for updates on store hours and to shop online.
Electronic Express said it adjusted its closing time due to health and safety concerns. The new hours will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Dick’s Sporting Goods is open for curbside pickup only from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can place an order online at Dicks.com and select “pick up at store.” When you pick up an order, you can call the store at (865) 294-0792 and press “0” and pick up the order from the curb at the main entrance.
PetSmart is open, but it is closing earlier than normal, at 7 p.m., and its salons are temporarily closed.
Nearby, Staples has also announced temporary store hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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