All the anger of the last five years in retail: to have stores open for business on Thanksgiving.
Walmart left the door open all day for Thanksgiving (although stores on Black Friday did not start in the evening). Best Buy has welcomed a long line of customers starting at 5pm. At the opening of Thanksgiving, Target noticed large crowds of people. And then there’s the almost dead JC Penney, who has been opening his stores several years earlier to attract shoppers (last year at 2:00).
God terrible management“Km-dataid =” 22 “> Kmart has been the king of Thanksgiving for many years – he opened his doors at 7:00 for more than 20 years, which will not happen this year, because Kmart is basically out of business after years.
Pandemic covid-19 – and people who are afraid of catching the disease by large crowds – the main chains were reopened on Thanksgiving Day. We are saying a good shift towards beginning adopters – and now we are looking for more people in space to jump on board the train. “Data-Reaid =” 25 “> But with retailers near the burnout amid a significant increase in tasks during the COVID -19 pandemic – and people who fear the catching of the disease by large crowds – big chains reopened on Thanksgiving Day. good steps to the first adopters – and now look for others in the room to jump on board the train.
Here are a few vendors who say this Thanksgiving will be closed.
The world’s largest retailer began trading on July 21, closing its stores on Thanksgiving. He also announced $ 428 million in new bonuses for full-time and part-time workers.
Walmart US CEO John Furner“We are certainly grateful to our people for all their efforts.” “Data-Reaid =” 29 “>” We know this has been a test year and our collaborators have intensified. We hope they enjoy the special Thanksgiving. “At home with your loved ones,” said Walmart USA CEO John Furner. “We are certainly grateful to our people for all their efforts.”
The cheap, elegant retailer quickly followed in Walmart’s footsteps by announcing on July 27 that it would close for Thanksgiving.
Target Director Brian Cornell“The investments we have made in our business and our incredible team have allowed us to move flexibly and quickly to meet the changing needs of guests during this global pandemic. This year, more than ever, a joyous holiday will be inseparable from a safe one, and we continue to adjust our plans to bring lightness, value and the joy of the season, as only Target can. “Data-Reaid =” 32 “> Said Target CEO Brian Cornell,” The investments we have made in our business and our incredible team have enabled us to move flexibly and quickly to meet the changing needs of guests during this global pandemic. This year, more than ever before, a joyous holiday will be an integral part of the safe, and we continue to adjust our plans to bring lightness, value, and joy to the period in a way that only the Goal can do. “
In mid-June, Target said it would permanently increase its starting salary for its store, distribution and headquarters employees to $ 15 an hour. It started on July 5.
The best buy
Best Buy said Thanksgiving will also close 24 hours after the unveiling of the Target. “Data-Reaidid =” 46 “> Not to be overtaken by a colleague Minnesotan, Best Buy said 24 hours after the release of Target that Thanksgiving will also close.
“We can all agree that until 2020, it has turned out differently than we might expect. And now, the holiday season at Best Buy, including Thanksgiving, will also look different. To meet the changing lives of our customers this holiday, we’re improving the way we fulfill orders, from offering more convenient pickup options in our stores to ensuring that BestBuy.com orders arrive at the right time. We’ll also start offering the hottest deals this season sooner than ever before to make it even easier for our customers to check gift lists. With these changes, we have also decided to close our Thanksgiving stores. As always, customers will also be able to shop on BestBuy.com and through the Best Buy app, ”said Best Buy in a blog post.
Kohl’s said on July 29 on Thanksgiving will not open its doors. “data-Reaid =” 49 “> And last but not least (yet), Kohl’s retailer said on July 29 that he would not open his door on Thanksgiving Day.
“The holiday season is when Kohl is brightest, and as we move into the festive season of this very unusual year, we adapt our plans to respond to changing customer expectations and behavior,” said Kohl CEO Michelle Gass. We really appreciate how our team of Kohl associates has shown that they will serve our customers through this pandemic, and we know that they will continue to show the best of Kohl throughout the holidays. ‘ “
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