Should stores stay closed on Thanksgiving? | The Tylt

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People who love those midnight-on-Thanksgiving Black Friday deals may be disappointed, as many stores are opting to keep their doors closed on Thanksgiving Day this year.

At least 55 major stores will remain closed for Thanksgiving 2017, including Costco, Guitar Center, H&M, Ikea, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Patagonia and Raymour & Flanigan, according to Black Friday deals site Bestblackfriday.com.
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It's a dilemma for many retailers, who feel pressure to offer consumers deals and get a jump on their competition.

It’s Econ 101: If there’s a demand in a capitalistic society, a supply will occur....
As long as shoppers want to make purchases on Thanksgiving, stores will continue to accommodate them.
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But the trend in the direction of staying closed seems to be growing.

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Other outlets will stay open as a way to stay competitive.

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Should stores stay closed on Thanksgiving?
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