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Curbside Pickup is Here to Stay

Retailers are going all-in

For Michael Whitley, pulling into the curbside pickup spot at Walmart affords him a measure of independence that wasn’t as widely available in his Huntsville, Ala., neighborhood before the pandemic.

“I hate asking for help more than anything,” said the 45-year-old, who also came to rely on the service at Publix, Kroger and Best Buy as cancer made walking long distances difficult and heightened his risk for contracting the virus. He still does, even now that his health has improved.

“It’s one of the good things that’s come out of COVID,” he added.

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