Weekends are generally busier shopping days than weekdays, with the majority of workers having their weekends free.
However, as coronavirus the foreclosure has started and many people working from home, street shops have closed and people are only allowed to leave their homes once a day, everything has changed.
Currently, no supermarket is open 24 hours a day.
however, Yesterday, the last announcement of Asda by its CEO has confirmed that it is extending the hours of operation of some of its stores after switching all stores from 8 am to 8 pm.
For those who are going to the stores today, we have looked at what this change of situation meant for Saturday opening hours for supermarkets.
While the majority of Asda stores continue to operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., some have been extended with immediate effect.
You can find the closing hours of your local store here.
All supermarkets will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Saturday, including those with an Argos store.
The local station and Sainsbury gas station hours will remain the same on Sunday.
NHS identity card holders have priority today from 7:30 am to 8:00 am.
Morrisons hours of operation vary across the country. Check in advance with your local store before visiting.
You can find your nearest store here.
Some Tesco Extra stores and larger Metro stores have reduced their hours of operation from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. so they can restock properly overnight.
Tesco has announced that NHS workers will be prioritized in all of our stores (except the Express stores) from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
NHS employees will also have privileged access to one hour of navigation before the boxes open on Sundays.
The opening hours have been slightly shortened to 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. every day, except Sundays when the hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (9 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Scotland). This helps colleagues to restock products while the stores are empty.
Iceland will open its supermarkets early for older customers to visit before the shops open to the public.
Elderly buyers can visit between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. daily to shop first.
The last hour of exchange each day is dedicated to NHS workers.