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by Kevin Coupe

Got a note this morning from MNB reader Olivier Kielwasser…

You reported on retailers who elected to not have their staff wear face masks.  There is a solution though - follow French hypermarket retailer Carrefour’s direction: while cashiers have their window separations, floor associates now have their portable version: using (you’ll love this!) a baseball cap, a piece of Plexiglas that’s bendable enough and a few straps, here is an easy, efficient protective device! 

And, he offered this picture:

Now, that's an Eye-Opener … and, perhaps, an illustration of our future.