) said Monday that it will close all of its stores on Thanksgiving every year from 2021 on. Target closed stores last year
on Thanksgiving due to the pandemic and had previously announced it will close this Thanksgiving too.
“What started as a temporary measure driven by the pandemic is now our new standard,” Target CEO Brian Cornell said in a note to employees. Cornell said he decided to make the policy permanent after visiting Target stores last week in New York and New Jersey, where workers told him they were glad they could stay home on Thanksgiving.