“Thanksgiving is a day for: A) Eating turkey. B) Shopping.
If your answer is “A,” there are still some national retailers who agree — and are bragging about being closed on Turkey Day. They say it’s what employees and many customers want. Among them: Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Home Depot, Costco, BJs, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Ross stores.
Never mind that much of the big news this holiday season has been about major retailers, from Walmart to Target to the newest entrant, Macy’s, announcing their Thanksgiving Day shopping hours.
While it can hurt the bottom line for one day, staying closed on Thanksgiving can be a big plus, too. “I appreciate brands that make the gutsy decision to defer some revenue and stay closed,” says brand guru Erika Napoletano. “They’re celebrating their most important asset — their employees.”"