HOUSTON – Throughout a nationwide well being emergency, it could be helpful to be a vital enterprise.
However, there appears to be some debate as to which companies can keep open and which companies should shut.
GameStop, the online game and electronics retailer, stays operational within the Houston space, based on a company consultant. Whereas clients should not capable of enter the shop, they’ll decide up merchandise from on-line orders.
There are greater than a dozen GameStop shops within the Houston metro space.
KPRC 2 Investigates visited the shop at 2612 South Shepherd Drive in Higher Kirby.
We discovered an worker who was planning to open the shop for the day however was locked out.
The worker stated he was advised to satisfy on-line orders for curbside pickup.
Nonetheless, the method seems to violate the “Keep at House” orders in Harris, Fort Bend and Galveston counties.
“My boss tells me to return in, as a result of we’re permitting door deliveries in order that’s what I’m doing,” the worker stated.
GameStop consultant Joey Mooring launched a written assertion:
With worker and buyer security as our paramount concern, we’ve closed all our shops to buyer entry, together with these within the Houston space. We’re solely processing orders on a digital foundation by way of our new curbside Supply@Door pick-up service. Solely staff could enter our shops presently. Importantly, all GameStop staff have been assured that they don’t have to work if they aren’t comfy, or want to remain house to look after a member of the family. Whereas GameStop is greatest referred to as a supplier of gaming and residential leisure methods, we additionally provide a big selection of merchandise and gadgets which are essential to facilitate distant work, distance studying, and digital connectivity.
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