THANKSGIVING MIRACLE : DAILY KOS, HUFFINGTON POST AND EUGENE DELGAUDIO "DON'T SHOP ON THANKSGIVING"
Regional electronics chain P.C. Richard & Son took out full-page ads imploring to "Save Thanksgiving" in newspapers across the Northeast.
B.J.'s Wholesale Club CEO Laura Sen said her company made a "very conscious choice" to stay closed on Thanksgiving, saying the company sought to give its 25,000 employees a chance to enjoy the holiday with their families. B.J.'s did open on Thanksgiving in 2006, but got minimal traffic.
Staying closed on Thanksgiving: Perennial big box boss hero Costco, Nordstrom, BJ's Wholesale Club, Home Depot, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, Burlington Coat Factory, Apple, Radio Shack, American Girl, Patagonia, REI, Dillard's, Ross, and Menards.
Public Advocate asks that you do not shop on Thanksgiving and we do not think stores open on Thanksgiving should get any business the rest of the season. Ironically for different reasons, the leftwing Daily Kos and Huffington Post agrees with
Huffington Post has posted a Hall of Shame of stores that are killing Thanksgiving by opening on Thanksgiving:
Toys R Us
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