Friday, November 14, 2014

13 Stores That Won't Open on Thanksgiving - please support these great companies!

In a race to see who can open first on Thanksgiving - and by the way ruin the holiday it's nice to know there are at least 13 major retailers that won't open on Thanksgiving!  Spread the word...

1. Costco

Opens at 9 a.m. on Black Friday. In a statement, Costco spokeswoman Bev Akada told The Huffington Post:
“Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families. Nothing more complicated than that."

2. Marshalls

Most stores open at 7 a.m., and some open at 5 a.m., on Black Friday.Colleen Beauregard, a TJX Companies spokeswoman, told HuffPost:
"We consider ourselves an associate-friendly company."

3. Barnes & Noble

Store hours vary on Black Friday. The company posted on its website:
"We will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 27 so that our booksellers can be with their family and friends."

4. GameStop

Opens at midnight on Black Friday. Spokeswoman Jackie Smith told HuffPost in an email:
"We believe it’s the right decision not only for our employees, but also for our customers. Enjoy this time with your loved ones and we’ll see you on Black Friday."

5. T.J. Maxx

Most stores open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday. Colleen Beauregard, TJX Companies spokeswoman, told HuffPost in an email:
"We are pleased to give our Associates the time to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends."

6. Neiman Marcus

Opens at 8 a.m. on Black Friday. Neiman Marcus spokeswoman Ginger Reeder told HuffPost:
"We hope our associates enjoy the time with family and friends."

7. Burlington Coat Factory

Black Friday hours vary by store. A Burlington spokesperson told ThinkProgress.
“All Burlington locations will remain closed on Thanksgiving so that our associates and customers can spend the special holiday with their loved ones."

8. Nordstrom

Black Friday hours vary by store. A Nordstrom spokesperson told Mental Floss:
"We just like the idea of celebrating one holiday at a time."

9. Dillard's

Opens at 8 a.m. on Black Friday. Julie Johnson Bull, director of investor relations at Dillard's, told HuffPost in an email:

"We choose to remain closed on Thanksgiving in longstanding tradition of honoring of our customers' and associates' time with family."

10. REI

Black Friday hours vary by location, but all stores will open by at least 8 a.m. A REI spokesperson confirmed that stores will be closed on Thanksgiving.

11. American Girl

Black Friday hours vary by location. Susan Jevens, American Girl spokeswoman, told HuffPost:

"Our stores have never been open on Thanksgiving, so this is not a new decision for us."

12. Sam's Club

Stores open at 7 a.m. on Black Friday. Tara Raddohl, a Sam's Club spokeswoman, told HuffPost:

"Based on member feedback, we have elected to close our clubs Thanksgiving Day."

13. Patagonia

Black Friday hours vary by store. A Patagonia spokesperson told ThinkProgress:

“It’s a holiday – we’re closed!"


jaye said...

For sure Costco is a liberal organization. I still shop there and the employees are nice. Most of the employees I have met at Costco are conservative and most of them college students.

Anonymous said...

good time to spend with family, cause the next 30 days will be a mad house in those stores

anon xo