Thanksgiving hours: Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving hours: Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Most major retailers will be closed again this Thanksgiving, a pandemic shift that began last year after years of stores being open on the holiday for early Black Friday shopping.  The lengthy tally of stores that will be shuttered on Thursday includes Best Buy, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target and Walmart. (Full list below.)  After closing its…

Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Most major retailers will be closed again this Thanksgiving, a pandemic shift that began last year after years of stores being open on the holiday for early Black Friday shopping.  The lengthy tally of stores that will be shuttered on Thursday includes Best Buy, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target and Walmart. (Full list below.)  After closing its…

Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Best Buy, Target and Walmart are among those that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Most major retailers will be closed again this Thanksgiving, a pandemic shift that began last year after years of stores being open on the holiday for early Black Friday shopping.  The lengthy tally of stores that will be shuttered on Thursday includes Best Buy, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target and Walmart. (Full list below.)  After closing its…

Amazon Prime Day 2021: Discounts may not be as prime as you think

Amazon Prime Day 2021: Discounts may not be as prime as you think

Amazon.com’s two-day Prime Day event  is June 21-22 this year, with other major retailers like Walmart elbowing in on the action with their own sales. But the summer discounts offered by Amazon and its competitors may not match the kind of door-busting sales that are typically available before the holidays, market researchers say.  The discounts offered to…

Businesses large and small reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 cases surge

Businesses large and small reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 cases surge

Businesses large and small — from McDonald’s and Home Depot to local yoga studios — are reimposing mask mandates on workers and customers as U.S. COVID-19 cases soar again. Bars, gyms and restaurants across the country are even requiring vaccines to even get inside the establishments. After a largely mask-free summer, it’s a reversal no one…

Target joins rival Walmart in covering college costs for workers

Target joins rival Walmart in covering college costs for workers

Target is offering its 340,000 U.S.-based employees the chance to go to college for free, less than a week after bigger retail rival Walmart made the same arrangement for its 1.5 million workers.  The Minneapolis-based retailer will spend $200 million during the next four years to offer part-time and full-time workers “debt-free undergraduate degrees, certificates,…