Big Box Stores
More and more stores are announcing that they’ll be open on Thanksgiving, and some will even be opening earlier. It’s a phenomena some call the “Thanksgiving creep.” On Monday, Target announced they would open on 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving – an hour earlier than last year. Another hometown company, Best Buy, will open even earlier, at 6 p.m.
Best Buy plans to open up to 800 mobile-device stores as it shrinks its “big-box” stores in an effort to be more competitive as consumers increasingly shop online.