Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 2:11 p.m. ET Aug. 14, 2020 | Updated 5:12 p.m. ET Aug. 14, 2020CLOSE The restaurant industry is taking a big hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some big chains are filing for bankruptcy or facing challenges paying debts. USA TODAYAfter five months of operating with reduced hours amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walmart will increase hours by 90 minutes at 85% of stores across the nation.Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, reduced hours March 15 ,and then cut them again that same week to 8:30 p.m.“As we continue reopening our operations, the health and safety of our associates, customers and communities will guide our decisions,” Walmart said in a statement to USA TODAY on Friday. “By August 17, more than 4,000 of our 4,700 Walmart stores will expand their closing time from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., providing customers with more options to shop for the food, medicine and supplies they need.”New FDA warning: More dangerous hand sanitizers identifiedMortgage refinancing to get more pricey: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to raise feesWalmart officials told USA TODAY in May that its special shopping hour for seniors and those most vulnerable has been extended until further notice. Friday’s announcement


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