Can't wait for Black Friday?¬† This season, Kohl‚Äôs Department Stores will open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Stores will be open for 28 hours straight ‚Äď from 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 through midnight.¬† Of course, you can always show online, too.
Boston Store, too, will be open on Thanksgiving eve as Bon-Ton also has announced they will open their doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving for its big After Thanksgiving Sale. In addition, its online Door Busters will be available at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27th. There will also be many special offers including over 500 in-store and online Door Busters and special Black Friday offers.
Personally, I have no problems with the whole "Christmas and the holidays get earlier and earlier every year" thing.¬† I love this time of the year, and ‚Äď in general ‚Äď it's a time of giving, happiness and good cheer.¬†
I won't, though, go to Kohl's or any other brick and mortar retailer on Thanksgiving evening.¬† The night after turkey is one of my favorite to either hang with family and friends at home or meet out of town friends for a night cap or two.¬†
Kohl's, of course, sees opportunity.¬† "Shopping over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend has become a much-anticipated tradition enjoyed with friends and family," said Michelle Gass, Kohl‚Äôs chief customer officer.
"As many customers are eager to get a jumpstart on their shopping, we are opening our stores at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day as a convenience to our customers who want to make Kohl‚Äôs their first stop."
I feel bad for the employees too....NOBODY needs to go shopping on Thanksgiving day...NOBODY! Here's an idea...stay home with your family, play a board game, watch a football game together, take a nice long walk after dinner....spend time with family and friends...not at a mall.
I'm so glad I don't work in retail any more. Customers are horrible people this weekend of shopping. Having to work Black Friday from sun-up to sun-down was bad enough. Now having to get to work as soon as you finish your last bite of Thanksgiving turkey would be too much for me. I feel so sorry for everyone that has to work this shift. Double time pay does not make up for missing time off with your family.
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