Let's just call it Black Thursday.
For the first time, Sears will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, trying to get a jump on competitors to kick off the busiest shopping day of the year, according to a release. It will retmain open until 10 p.m. on Nov. 23.
Sears will feature doorbusters at 8 p.m. on Thursday and again on Friday starting at 4 a.m.
Kmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. It will reopen for Black Friday at 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Nov. 23.
“We appreciate our SHOP YOUR WAY Members and want them – and all of our customers – to shop Sears and Kmart when they want, how they want,” said Ron Boire, executive vice president, of both chains, said in a press release. “Extending our hours is the first of several announcements we’ll make this holiday season to benefit our members and provide them with valuable perks and privileges.”
Both stores will be closed on Christmas Day, according to the press release.
Sawgrass Mills is opening at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.