In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, a woman pushes a shopping cart to enter a Walmart in Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Walmart cuts pharmacy hours to lessen ‘work-life’ crunch, as CVS did

Walmart plans to cut back pharmacy hours by closing at 7 p.m. as a substitute of 9 p.m. at most of its roughly 4,600 shops by March.

Shorter hours at Walmart supply pharmacy staff a greater work-life steadiness and finest serve clients within the hours they’re most certainly to go to the pharmacy, the corporate mentioned in an announcement to USA TODAY.

“This change is a direct results of suggestions from our pharmacy associates and listening to our clients,” the assertion mentioned. “By positioning our groups within the hours the place our clients say they need to go to our pharmacy, we’re higher in a position to ship glorious customer support and help our associates as they proceed to serve their communities day-after-day.”