OHIO – Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays of the year, for many people, it’s about time to relax watch football, enjoy family, friends, and shopping. But this year is different from the pandemic and many stores are offering sales online, some stores that were open are closed this year for Thanksgiving.
Last year more and more retail stores are opening on this day offering pre-black Friday shopping specials and reasons to shop, this year is different.
McDonald’s in Circleville says that they will be open for the Holiday for morning hours and then close for the rest of the day.
Walmart one of the traditional hot spots for holiday shopping will not be open on Thanksgiving this year in a press release, Walmart CEO John Furner said, “Throughout the pandemic, our associates have been nothing short of heroic in how they have stepped up to serve our customers and their communities. Sam Walton said, ‘Our people make the difference,’ and that’s never been more true than it is right now,” said Dacona Smith, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Walmart U.S. “Closing our stores on Thanksgiving Day is one way we’re saying ‘thank you’ to our teams for their dedication and hard work this year. We hope everyone will take the opportunity to be with their loved ones during what’s always a special time.”