Local Retail Slowly Reopens for In-store Shopping

Image of large, empty parking lot with HomeGoods and Ross in background.

Dates are not yet available for the reopening of HomeGoods and Ross in Natomas.

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Retail stores which have been closed during the statewide shelter-in-place order are slowly reopening in Natomas.

Both Barnes & Noble and Kohl’s locations in Natomas are scheduled to reopen to the public this Friday, May 29, staff has confirmed. Burlington Coat Factory is slated to reopen on Saturday, June 6.

A revised Sacramento Public Health Order now allows in-store retail shopping with modifications went into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26.

Per the order, retail business must follow social distancing measures detailed in the order. Some examples include limiting the number of customers in a store at a time, floor markings to encourage physical distance and providing contactless payment options when possible.

Here’s a roundup of what’s open and/or scheduled to open in Natomas:*

  • Barnes & Noble opening Friday, May 2
  • Best Buy by appointment only; curbside pickup also available
  • Big 5 masks required
  • Boot Barn
  • Burlington Coat Factory opening Saturday, June 6
  • Daiso
  • Fry’s Electronics
  • Kohl’s opening Friday, May 29
  • Michael’s masks required
  • Off Broadway Shoes
  • Old Navy
  • PetSmart
  • Staples
  • Tuesday Morning

The following retail outlets remain closed for in-store shopping in Natomas:*

  • Bath & Body Works
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond
  • BevMo curbside pickup available
  • Claire’s
  • GameStop curbside pickup available
  • HomeGoods
  • Lane Bryant
  • Marshall’s
  • Ross Dress For Less
  • See’s
  • TJ Maxx
  • Ulta

Some Natomas-area businesses have remained opened because they were considered essential under the county’s previous orders.

Those included grocery stores, certified farmers’ markets, farm and produce stands, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other retail selling unprepared food, canned food, dry goods, nonalcoholic beverages, fresh fruits and vegetables, pet supplies, fresh meats, fish, and poultry, as well as hygiene products and household consumer products necessary for personal hygiene or the habitability, sanitation or operation of residences. These businesses also included establishments that sell multiple categories of products as long as they also sell essential products, such as liquor stores that also sell food.

*This information is subject to change. Please send updates to us via email at [email protected].

Read the full order online.

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