Target Stores to Stay Close on Thanksgiving


Target stores have been known for their unbeatable sales on their exquisite items. These sales have been one of the reasons for the fame of these stores.


Thanksgiving is a special occasion for families and friends to come together. In 2020, during the pandemic, many things changed due to the contagious virus.

Crowds and gatherings are being avoided; people avoid meeting and greeting each other on special days. This year many stores announced that they will stay closed amid COVID-19.

Closing of stores in 2020

Many stores announced that as the cases of coronavirus are increasing unstoppably, the stores will be staying closed on Thanksgiving. Stores like Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Target want to stay clear of coronavirus. Many people wanted to go out shopping for their grand dinners- meeting each other after a year of being separated. But all the hopes were crushed when retail stores announced their closure. People had to take the alternative of markets for grocery shopping.

An alternative for stores closing

Retail stores like Kroger, Target, and Walmart shifted their stores online. The sales were going down rapidly since the pandemic started, resulting in stores starting online sales. The buyers started shopping online as an alternative. It helped stores make sales while helping people to stay indoors.

Thanksgiving sales

The store decided they will stay closed on Thanksgiving this year which is on the 26th of November. Many loyal customers were devastated to hear that news because of their unmatched sales and deals. After this announcement, the store later said they will start their sales in October. The day the store will be starting their sales is the same day as Amazon Prime Day. These sales will be staying for the whole season, so you can freely kick off those shoes and settle down on your couch with a warm mug of hot chocolate in your hand while scrolling through your phone. You do not have to worry about the ‘exclusive’ products or the long lines this year. The store has promised a wide variety of items online with the lowest prices you’ve ever seen.

Pickup and delivery service

The company introduced a new service for the customers; the pickup and delivery service. With your membership, you can receive free shipping of items at your doorstep on the same day you ordered. As this virus is spreading without a break, people have to think of alternatives to keep themselves and others safe. Our trusted stores have taken the duty to think about us and their employees. They hired more workers for delivery service to keep the buyers inside homes. The pickup service is also contactless and germfree. You can order all your items online and pick them up whenever you are free.

More groceries and products

The store promised the customers a fresh variety of foods for the same day service. They said that it’s making 20,000 more products including gifts, groceries, and essentials available in their online store. They have already doubled up the amount of all the products they’re selling.