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lapfog_1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-25-09 07:38 AM
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4. To be fair, it's the madness of the consumers
that drive this policy (actually the threat of lawsuits because of the actions of those mad consumers).

Open 24 hours prevents the "doors open at 6am" crowd crush on "Black Friday".

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  -WalMart is open tomorrow, and they intend to be open for 24 hours through Friday DainBramaged  Nov-25-09 07:32 AM   #0 
  - Wow - another 48 hours for me to NOT shop at WalMart!  HopeHoops   Nov-25-09 07:34 AM   #1 
  - They'll claim it's to prevent stampedes like on Long Island last year.  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-25-09 07:35 AM   #2 
  - Boycott  Christa   Nov-25-09 07:35 AM   #3 
  - To be fair, it's the madness of the consumers  lapfog_1   Nov-25-09 07:38 AM   #4 
  - That's nice, neither I nor anyone I know will be there. n/t  rvablue   Nov-25-09 07:40 AM   #5 
  - Um. . . I hate to tell you this, but  buzzycrumbhunger   Nov-25-09 07:54 AM   #6 
  - That was the impression I was under too  Fla_Democrat   Nov-25-09 09:08 AM   #13 
  - KMart and Sears and a lot of stores are also open  Bitwit1234   Nov-25-09 08:39 AM   #7 
  - I cannot remember any stores other than food stores being open Thanksgiving day  DainBramaged   Nov-25-09 08:42 AM   #9 
     - IIRC, K-mart was the first to do this,  Mopar151   Nov-25-09 10:26 AM   #18 
  - Hope it looks like this...  liberal N proud   Nov-25-09 08:41 AM   #8 
  - Walmart cares nothing about employees--it's all about profits.  WI_DEM   Nov-25-09 08:43 AM   #10 
  - They Better Be Paying Workers Time & A Half...  KharmaTrain   Nov-25-09 08:44 AM   #11 
  - Anymore, Thanksgiving has been degraded to the eve of Christmas shopping season.  bulloney   Nov-25-09 09:05 AM   #12 
  - Good. I'll have to get started on shopping soon.  TwilightGardener   Nov-25-09 09:09 AM   #14 
  - Perhaps the person who shops tomorrow, will not be in the store  Blue For You   Nov-25-09 09:15 AM   #15 
  - And tell me, will the employees working on Thanksgiving get holiday pay?  joeybee12   Nov-25-09 09:16 AM   #16 
     - Many part-timers get no holiday pay  Mopar151   Nov-25-09 10:23 AM   #17 

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