Cleveland Democrat Mike Foley’s bill that would allow Ohio retail workers to refuse holiday shifts without repercussions and force retailers to pay triple wages for those who do opt to work.
Being closed on Thanksgiving was once normal for major retailers. Now DSW, Nordstrom, Costco, Men’s Wearhouse and others are being positioned as rebellious for their refusal to open on the holiday.
Kohl’s joins Macy’s and JCPenney in opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving this year.
Most Macy’s stores will be opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving night, the day before the traditional start to holiday shopping.
Q: I’m already seeing a lot of buzz about Black Friday sales in the news. How much should I expect to mark down this season, given that some of the bigger retailers are offering steep discounts? A: We’re expecting markdowns among our menswear retailers to be similar to last year’s. …