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Early Black Friday 2021 deals are here

Early Black Friday 2021 deals are here

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Black Friday officially starts on Friday, November 26, but the deals are already in full swing. Many retailers—including Amazon, Best Buy, Target and Walmart—have been hosting early Black Friday deals all month

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Walmart deliveries arrive via autonomous Ford cars

For some Walmart customers, online shopping will soon come with an autonomous twist.

The retailer will be partnering with Ford and its self-driving unit, Argo AI, to drop off deliveries to customers’ homes in Miami, Austin, and Washington, D.C.

Argo AI has been testing its autonomous vehicles in those cities already, but in the coming months it’ll drop off groceries and other supplies customers buy through the Walmart app or website. Autonomous delivery pricing will be the same as Walmart’s normal delivery fees.

Instead of the usual delivery method in a human-powered vehicle, items will be transported in a self-driving car (with a safety driver up front still). Customers will retrieve bags from the car once it arrives.

The car is noticeably marked as autonomous, if the sensors and equipment didn’t give it away.

An initial service area in each city will kick off later this year, with plans to

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Will Walmart, Target, Costco and other stores require masks again after CDC releases new mask guidelines?

UPDATE: Walmart announced Friday that it will require employees at stores in COVID hot spots to wear masks and will encourage customers to wear them.

Will we see a return of mask mandates at the nation’s top retailers?

With the delta variant surging, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that people vaccinated against the coronavirus start wearing masks indoors again in areas with substantial or high transmission.

The new mask guidance announced Tuesday comes nearly 11 weeks after the CDC said in May that fully vaccinated Americans no longer needed to wear face masks. Retailers quickly changed policies for vaccinated customers following the CDC’s last May update.

Major retailers have not yet announced updated policies but that could quickly change, Neil Saunders, managing director of consultancy GlobalData Retail, told USA TODAY. He said he expects retailers could reinstate mask requirements just as they removed them

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