Walmart reverses decision to remove guns and ammo from store shelves
But, “as the current incidents have remained geographically isolated, we have made the decision to begin returning these products to the sales floor today,” he said Friday. The move comes four days before the presidential election, which Presidential Donald Trump has suggested he will contest in the event of a win by former Vice President Joe Biden. Across the country, stores have begun boarding up windows and hiring additional security to prepare for any potential property damage. “Many have (and will be) boarding up locations or relying on other safety precautions — normally methods that are reserved for severe weather incidents,” Tom Buiocchi, CEO of the facilities software company ServiceChannel, told NBC News in an email. From May to July, ServiceChannel saw about $20.4 million in invoices for work orders related to civil unrest.