Office Depot, OfficeMax won’t be open on Thanksgiving Day

(Courtesy: Office Depot)

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Office Depot Inc. announced all Office Depot and OfficeMax stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The company says the decision came after reviewing both business and personal dynamics this year. It wants to allow their associates to spend time with their families and friends.

“As we evaluated our store hours for this holiday and weighed the business and personal considerations, we decided it was best to provide our associates with the day off to spend time with family and friends by closing our retail stores on Thanksgiving Day,” said Troy Rice, chief operating officer of North America for Office Depot, Inc.

“While our stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, customers can shop our website starting at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday for great Black Friday deals on laptops, gifts and office supplies,” Rice continued.

While shopping online, customers can also choose to do an in-store pick-up on Black Friday.

Office Depot stores are scheduled to open at 6 a.m.

The announcement comes one day after CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin announced it would be closed. And the famous Mall of America recently made the same announcement.