These Major Illinois Retailers Will Be Closed On Thanksgiving Day
You've got your good retail owners, and like everything else in life, you've also got the bad ones, too. The good ones are the owners who look after their staff just as much as they look after their customers, like making sure their employees get to spend time with their families during the holiday season.
After witnessing major retailers compete with each other for years over "extended holiday hours," it's nice to see that some of the public backlash and commentary over that practice has convinced many of the big stores to give their people the day off on Thanksgiving Day 2023.
This year, it appears that in order to leave the house for a much-needed break from family and friends, you'll need a more believable excuse than you "wanted to get some early Christmas shopping done, and all the stores are open."
Here's The Thing: Major Retailers Aren't Closing On Thanksgiving Just To Do Something Nice For Their Employees (although that's part of it), They're Closing Because They Know More Consumers Are Doing Their Holiday Shopping Online
Obviously, that's not something that is unique to Illinois retailers, since people all over the country and the world have shown a preference for doing their shopping on their smartphone rather than heading over to the nearest brick and mortar location of their favorite store.
With a hat-tip to Patch.com, here's the list of major retailers in Illinois who'll be keeping the lights off on Thanksgiving Day:
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