by Brian Lipton


The nation’s leading retailers are beginning to unveil their plans for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Macy’s has revealed that its stores will open at 6 p.m on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 26). Its Black Friday doorbuster deals will start in-store at that time and run through 1 p.m. on Friday, November 27; with additional doorbuster deals set for Saturday, November 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m..

Sears’ will also open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and stay open until 2 a.m.. Doors will then reopen at 5 a.m., and stores will close at 10 p.m. on Friday, November 27. The store is also updating its mobile app, and offering more benefits for its “Shop Your Way” members.

While Target has not specifically announced holiday hours, the nationwide retailer has announced customer-improvement experiences for the season, including the expansion of its “Curbside” pick-up service to 121 Target stores, including all stores in the Philadelphia and San Francisco Bay area , and the debut of “Target Wonderland,” a 18,000-square foot retail spectacle (tied to its “Holiday Odyssey campaign featuring Neil Patrick Harris) that will open in New York’s Meatpacking District in December.