Walmart says that it will close their stores again this Thanksgiving for the second year in a row!
The store stated that they wanted to give workers time off for all their hard work and dedication to the company. The move shows that the pandemic will have lasting effects on the retail industry's strategies.
Walmart's full statement reads "Today, Walmart announced all U.S. store locations will close for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, as a 'thank you' to associates for their continued hard work during the pandemic. Associate Elizabeth Brown, a people lead from Store 5260 in Rogers, Arkansas, shared the exciting news before a crowd of approximately 1,000 associates during the retailer's Associate Celebration meeting. This is the second year running that Walmart has closed stores on Thanksgiving Day to give time back to associates."
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