July 4th grocery and drugstore chains: Albertsons, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, Aldi, CVS are open; Costco is closed
Fireworks shortage may impact July 4th holiday celebrationsThere’s a fireworks shortage. This year, suppliers only received between 65% and 70% of their orders. Costs for shipping have doubled as manufacturers scramble to find post-pandemic shipping according to American Pyrotechnics Association executive director Julie Heckman.Newsy, NewsyIf you need another pack of hot dogs or burger buns for your July Fourth barbecue or another ingredient, you have plenty of options Sunday.The majority of grocery store chains will be open for the holiday, which commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.Walmart, Target, Publix, Kroger and Albertsons are open as are drugstore chains, including CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens. But most pharmacies will be closed or operate with limited hours.Trader Joe’s, which closed for the holiday in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is opening its stores this year but will close early at 5 p.m. ► Chicken recall 2021: Tyson recalls 8.5 million pounds of frozen poultry for possible listeria contamination► July 4th BBQ food safety tips:: You might be grilling your burgers, steaks wrongMost large convenience stores, including 7-Eleven, Wawa, Pilot Flying J and Cumberland Farms, will be open, too.All Costco Wholesale clubs are closed Sunday like they are for other holidays, including Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Grocery stores open July 4thThis list also includes convenience stores and drugstore chains:► What restaurants are open July 4th?: Starbucks, McDonald’s, Chipotle (plus Panera is giving away free bagels)►CVS ExtraCare upgrade: CVS updates ExtraCare program with faster rewards and a birthday freebie. Here’s how to earn more ExtraBucksGrocery stores closed July FourthThe following stores are closed Sunday:► Save better, spend better: Money tips and advice delivered right to your inbox. Sign up here► Chipotle BOGO deal coming: Chipotle has a COVID vaccine incentive July 6: Buy-one-get-one free burritos, tacos and moreFollow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko. For more shopping tips and deals, join us on our Shopping Ninjas Facebook group.