Target Will Not Open on Thanksgiving Again

Originally Posted on Black Friday @ GottaDEAL

Target CEO Brian Cornell sent a note to employees today stating that Target has no plans to ever be open on Thanksgiving Day again. Target closed stores on Thanksgiving Day last year due to the pandemic and will be closed again this year after being open on Thanksgiving for the last decade.While other major retailers were closed last year and will be again this year, Target is the first to make the change permanent. As the actual day of Black Friday has become less important due to sales lasting all month long, there is really no reason for most stores to be open on Thanksgiving.