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Staples announces stores won't open on Thanksgiving Day 2015

Posted at 9:52 PM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-02 12:18:09-04

One store may start a boomerang trend when it comes to holiday shopping.

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Staples announced Thursday that stores will not open on Thanksgiving Day in 2015.  Staples.com will offer Thanksgiving deals, but brick and mortar shops won’t open until 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

“We want our customers and associates to enjoy Thanksgiving their own way,” said Demos Parneros, president of North American Staples stores and online, in a press release.

Staples will begin offering seasonal discounts come early November online and in stores.

The supply store did open on Thanksgiving the last two years, along with a list of others like Macy’s, Kohl’s and Walmart.

Reports the New York Times, Thanksgiving Day sales overall fell 11 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year.

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