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Retail Employees Fight Black Friday Creep

Ideally, Casey St. Clair would be spending Thanksgiving relaxing and eating dinner with her boyfriend and his family.

Instead, the part-time Target employee and substitute teacher will work next Thursday night during the early kickoff of the big-box retailer's Black Friday sale. Stores will open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year, reflecting a wider shift in the retail industry toward getting a head start on the biggest shopping day of the year.

Source: CNN. Read full article. (link)

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  • Bernieyeball||

    Shop til U drop. I just Googled year round Christmas stores. 3,690,000 hits in 0.26 sec.
    Last I heard on Reason.com Free Market Capitalism is a good thing.
    Santa works all year round just for the chillins.
    Sorry Casey St. Clair NO TIME OFF FOR YOU!

  • KalkiDas||

  • Sevo||

    Mr./Ms. St Clair has many options, one of which is to quit working where s/he doesn't like the hours. Instead, Mr./Ms. St Clair choses to whine.
    Stuff it, Mr./Ms. St Clair

  • JeremyR||

    So maybe she should eat earlier? It's not uncommon for Thanksgiving dinner to be at 6 pm or so, as opposed to 9 when she's working.

  • AlgerHiss||

    A great piece at the WSJ: "The myth of the Black Friday deal"