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Walmart to close all stores for Thanksgiving Day

An employee pushes shopping carts from the packing lot back to a Walmart store in this file photo.
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An employee pushes shopping carts from the packing lot back to a Walmart store in this file photo.

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas -- You won't be able to go shopping at Walmart on Thanksgiving.

Walmart announced it will close all U.S. stores on Thanksgiving Day to thank employees for their work during the pandemic.

The Arkansas-based retail giant said that in addition to the day off, it helped associates navigate their well being during the pandemic with no-cost counseling and Covid-19 emergency leave.

This is the second year running that Walmart has closed stores on thanksgiving to give time back to associates.

Information about store hours for Friday, Nov. 26 will be announced at a later date.

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