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When and Where to be for Black Friday in Mankato

When and Where to be for Black Friday in Mankato

Most of the Menards home improvement chain's stores are open with normal hours on Thanksgiving Day, from 6:30 a.m.to 9 p.m.

In Mankato, the River Hills Mall will be open Thanksgiving night from 6 p.m to midnight, then opening back up at 6 a.m Friday.

"Our historical analysis indicates that Black Friday is again the biggest shopper traffic day of the year, and each Saturday in December gets progressively busier as you approach Christmas Day", said Brian Field, senior director of retail consulting practice at ShopperTrak, in the report. Target, Macy's, Sears, Kohl's, and JCPenney are among the other big stores open on Thanksgiving 2018 and offering Black Friday deals the day before Black Friday 2018 officially arrives.

J-C-Penney will open its doors at 2 p.m and Target will open its doors at 5 p.m.

And Walmart will be having a "pre-sale party" from 4 to 6 p.m on Thanksgiving before the actual Black Friday sales begin at 6 that night.

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Apple is teasing a four-day event from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, but just remember the best Apple deals this time of year are usually from stores like Best Buy not Apple. It reopens at 5 a.m. on Friday to welcome the influx of Black Friday shoppers. The hours will vary from location to location. Check with your local store for its specific hours.

Are stores open on Thanksgiving this year? This means that the stock market is also closed.

The following stores will also open on Thanksgiving: Hannafords, Stop & Shop, Wegmans, Whole Foods and WinnDixie.

National banks like Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citibank, Chase, Amerasia Bank, and HSBC will be closed Thanksgiving. However, some may incorporate a holiday schedule, so be sure to check in for shortened hours.

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