Target Will Close Stores On Thanksgiving Day This Year

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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Target stores nationwide will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. 

It is one of several measures the company is taking for the holiday season to keep staff and shoppers safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“The investments we’ve made in our business and our incredible team have enabled us to move with flexibility and speed to meet guests’ changing needs during this global pandemic,” Target CEO Brian Cornell said in a statement Monday. “This year more than ever, a joyful holiday will be inseparable from a safe one, and we’re continuing to adjust our plans to deliver ease, value and the joy of the season in a way that only Target can.”