America Is Fully Under The Boot Of Corporate Authoritarianism: As Texas And Other States Lift COVID Restrictions, 14 Corporations (So Far) Are Still Planning How To Exert Their Control Over Americans


by Susan Duclos, All News Pipeline:

At ANP we rarely call for boycotts and we are not calling for them now.

With that said, after reading the article below, should readers decide on their own they do not wish to do businesses with a number of corporate authoritarians, that is their call. We do realize that in some cases, folks might not have another option for certain services.

Our call to action here is to contact each of these businesses to make your opinion known. We will be providing all the contact details we can find for each, listed beneath the statements and info known about each corporations’ plans.

The businesses are: Target, Starbucks, Macy’s, Toyota, Hyatt, CVS, Walgreens, AMC, GM, Alamo Drafthouse, Kohl’s, Costco, H-E-B/Central Market, and Kroger.


TARGET: “Target will continue requiring guests to wear masks in all of its stores, the company’s spokesman said, adding that the big-box retailer also required all store team members to wear masks at work, and provided them with reusable and disposable masks,” Fox Business reported.

Address: 777 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 1.800.440.0680



Target Online Contact Form

Target Contact Page


MACY’S: “Department store operator Macy’s said its policy of needing customers and workers to wear masks in stores was going to remain unchanged,” Fox Business reported.

Macy’s Corporate Services Address: 151 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

Macy’s Official Address: 7 West Seventh Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 1-513-579-7000



Macy’s Online Contact Form & Contact Page


H-E-B/Central Market: H-E-B and Central Market will continue requiring masks of employees while “urging” customers to wear them. – MSN


“Although there is no longer a statewide mask order, H-E-B believes it is important that masks be worn in public spaces until more Texans and our Partners have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. As an essential service provider during the pandemic, H-E-B is focused on the health and safety of our Partners and customers. H-E-B will still require all our Partners and vendors to wear masks while at work, and we urge all customers to please wear a mask when in our stores.”



While H-E-B and Central Market which is owned by H-E-B are not “mandating” consumers wear masks and are only “urging” them to, the control they are continuing to exert is forcing their employees to continue wearing the masks, along with other mandates, despite the fact that the TX Governor, and other state governors have lifted the state restrictions.


H-E-B Mailing Address: PO Box 839999 San Antonio, TX 78283 United States

Phone: 1-210-938-8357


H-E-B Online Contact Page


KROGER: Masks are required at Kroger grocery stores, according to Kroger Dallas Division corporate affairs manager April Martin. – MSN



“To ensure the continued safety of our customers and associates, The Kroger Family of Companies will continue to require everyone in our stores across the country to wear masks until all our frontline grocery associates can receive the COVID-19 vaccine,” Martin said.

Kroger will also be offering a $100 one-time payment to associates who receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Martin.



The Kroger Co. Headquarters Address:  1014 Vine St. Cincinnati, OH 45202

Corporate Phone Number: 1-513-762-4000

Corporate Fax Number: 1-513-762-1575

Corporate Email:

Kroger Online Contact Page


COSTCO: Oklahoma News4 and others report that Costco “are among the grocery and big-box stores that will continue to mandate masks inside stores.”

Costco Corporate Office Headquarters HQ Address: 999 Lake Drive, Issaquah, WA 98027 USA

Corporate Phone Number: 1-425-313-8100

Corporate Fax Number: 1-425-313-8103

Corporate Email:

How to provide feedback online:




KOHL’S: Bloomberg reports that Kohl’s said “they would maintain their mask guidelines in accordance with the CDC,” despite the states’ governors repealing their COVID restrictions.


Kohl’s Corporate Office Headquarters Address: N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 USA

Corporate Phone Numbers: 1-262-703-7000/ 855-564-5705

Fax Number: 1-262-703-6143

Customer Service Number: 1-866-887-8884

Complaint Department Kohl’s

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