On Thanksgiving Day, should stores be open or closed? | The Tylt
For decades, large chain retailers and grocery stores have chosen to remain open on Thanksgiving in some capacity. Some remain open for customers who need last-minute items for their Thanksgiving meal, while others open in the evening hours for "Black Friday" early-bird sales. Now, some stores are changing their tune; both Walmart and Target will close their doors on Thanksgiving in order for employees to spend time with their families. Although some critique this change as a pale attempt at satisfying employees' demands for things like continued hazard pay and livable wages outside of the current pandemic, some say it's a step in the right direction to greater wins down the line. Should stores stay open on Thanksgiving?
On Thanksgiving Day, should stores be open or closed?