Walmart, Target, Kmart, Macy’s, Best Buy -- the list goes on and on. These are companies that are putting the almighty dollar ahead of 150 years of American tradition honoring this nation’s original settlers and native population. It used to be no store would have dared to open its door and disrupt one this country’s most sacred holidays -- but not anymore.

When asked why they are taking a bite out of the ever-shrinking amount of family time that exists in today’s society, these open on Thanksgiving businesses inevitably respond they are only listening to consumers. But the bigger reason quite a few of those companies are opening their doors on the holiday is because they are in bad financial straits. As Rick Newman wrote in The Exchange, “Many of them are underperforming and desperate for every dollar of sales.”
Thanksgiving Openings Show Lack of Respect for Workers | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)