Best Buy Also Has Better Things To Do Than Eat Turkey, Will Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving

We’ve been here before; it’s all so familiar! Ah, yes. That’s because we just wrote earlier today that RadioShack will open its doors at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and yesterday that Target would open at 5 p.m. and so on and so forth. Best Buy is here to join the club of businesses who have better things to do than gorge on holiday feasts and snore off into a happy slumber, and will be open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thanksgiving.

The next day, stores will reopen for its Black Friday sales at 8 a.m., reports, which is a change from the 3 a.m. Black Friday routine of the past.

“Most Thanksgiving evening shifts are filled by employees who volunteer to work,” Best Buy said in a statement. “All hourly store employees who work on Thanksgiving will, of course, receive holiday pay.”

It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that Best Buy is opening on Thanksgiving, after all — it did so last year, too, but an hour later.

Again, just like RadioShack, this is all your doing, America:

“Customers have made it clear that many of them want to begin shopping on Thanksgiving evening,” Best Buy says.

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