A Best Buy employee uses a shopping cart for customers online at Boston’s South Bay Center on November 10, 2020. Retail trends are changing during the Covid-19 pandemic, and Best Buy has started offering Black Day discounts. Friday and early month deals to reduce crowds
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Best Buy says it will close stores on Thanksgiving and offer a huge number of Black Friday deals online for the second year in a row.
The company joins a growing list of retailers that have begun announcing plans for the holiday season. Target and Walmart also said they will close on Thanksgiving for the second year in a row.
The Friday after Thanksgiving has long been the start of holiday shopping. But in recent years, many retailers have pushed this before. And use big discounts to attract customers to the store on Thanksgiving. After they had finished their turkey dinner.
However, last year The pandemic has changed the way consumers shop. This is because they want more touch-free options like online shopping or roadside pickup. Retailers offer more closed-door deals on their websites to reduce the number of stores and attract shoppers.
Best Buy, in particular, is known for its wide selection of popular Black Friday merchandise, including flat-screen TVs, tablets, smartphones and other consumer electronics.
In a company statement on Tuesday, Best Buy didn̵7;t reveal store hours or plans for Black Friday, but said it was able to serve millions of customers last year during the Black Friday weekend through roadside pickup and home delivery package
“This year, we will have even more ways for customers to shop during the holiday season easily and conveniently. during the Black Friday weekend and throughout the holiday season.”