TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENT TO BEGIN TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH
March 16th, 2020 – Today Colemans Grocery announced a temporary dedicated shopping hour
for senior citizens, those with disabilities and the immunocompromised, effective Tuesday,
March 17th. The move is designed to help ensure these customers are able to shop in less
crowded aisles in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Colemans stores across the province will open their doors solely to seniors, those with
disabilities and the immunocompromised for the first hour of operation (store hours vary by
location and can be found at colemans.ca).
“The coronavirus situation has been challenging for many people, especially those who require
more time and space to navigate through our stores to pick up essential supplies,” said Greg
Gill, VP of Marketing for Colemans. “By allowing exclusive access to seniors, those with
disabilities and the immunocompromised, our hope is they can avail of a less stressful shopping
The dedicated shopping hour will begin at the commencement of business on Tuesday, March
17th and will be in place until further notice. Colemans is asking that all customers respect this
temporary measure to provide additional time and space for those most vulnerable.
Colemans includes 12 food, four furniture, and three clothing retail operations throughout
Newfoundland and Labrador along with a wholesale food division. The food division, operating
under the banner Colemans, is one of the largest, fully integrated independent wholesale/retail
food operations in Atlantic Canada. The company is a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best