Starbucks Canada says it plans to reopen 65 per cent of its stores by the end of the week, and 85 per cent operating by the end of the month.
The Seattle-based coffee giant sent out an update on its reopening plan on Monday, as businesses throughout the country struggle with how to operate under the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company is reminding customers they’ll need to follow physical-distancing protocols, including wearing a mask, when visiting its locations.
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Staff will have to wear masks, and gloves will be available.
Plexiglas shields will be installed at the cashier.
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Prior to their shift, workers will be required to take their temperature and use a “COVID-19 Virtual Coach” to ensure they are able to work.
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People who’ve been missing their $5 latte will also be able to make purchases through the Starbucks app and pick up their order at the counter.