Which Stores are Open and Which are Closed on Thanksgiving

Which Stores are Open and Which are Closed on Thanksgiving

You are soon to be hit with a terrible choice. Will you side with those retailers who open on Thanksgiving Day or those who refuse to? More than anything else it may be your politics that make the choice for you. Seriously. If you’re conservative, you’re pro-Thanksgiving shopping. Evidently, you so love capitalism, the freedom to shop and Black Friday that you’ll head out even on the blessed day of Thanksgiving to support it all at places like Macy’s, Walmart and Kmart. You get your Black Friday news from BFads.net, you hang on every word in the so-called War onRead more

UPS Asks Retailers to Spread Out Last Minute Christmas Deals

UPS Asks Retailers to Spread Out Last Minute Christmas Deals

UPS famously blew the delivery of Christmas to millions last year. And they think it is unfair for them to shoulder the blame. When gift givers purchased goodies from online retailers who “guaranteed” overnight delivery for last minute purchases UPS’ delivery system was pushed beyond capacity and a lot of stuff didn’t get delivered until after Christmas. This year UPS is taking steps to avoid a repeat. They have a new CEO, a hyped “new and improved” system and now they are asking retailers to spread the specials out and kill the last minute deals so that everyone gets ChristmasRead more

Look for Black Friday on Thursday from Now On

Look for Black Friday on Thursday from Now On

Black Friday is officially dead. While major retailers have not announced their official plans yet for opening hours this year the trend the last couple of years (pioneered by Kmart, thank you very much) has been to open on Thanksgiving. This year look for it to get a little crazier. That hasn’t come without a backlash. As Black Friday pushed first into Thursday night and then Thursday afternoon many rebelled. The fact that retail workers would have to miss Thanksgiving Day because of Christmas sales is just too much for many. Protests were lodged across the country. Now retailers areRead more