The poll’s results aren’t public knowledge, but it’s pretty easy to guess what employees would have wanted.
Well, it seems Macy’s management doesn’t particularly give a flying hoot what its employees prefer—they’re going to work Thanksgiving night. Stores will open at 8 p.m. It’s another instance in an increasingly long and absurd line of stories about retailers opening on Thanksgiving—a day generally reserved for family time.
Consumerist calls 8 p.m. “obscenely early,” but Macy’s corporate is blaming you, fair consumer.
The company claims that the decision to open early is “in response to interest from customers who prefer to start their shopping early.”
See? It’s your fault. The explanation continues: