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Stores In Some Malls Pressured To Open On Thanksgiving

J.C. Penney plans to open most of its stores the afternoon of Thanksgiving, forcing smaller stores to follow suit. (Sam Howzit/Flickr)
J.C. Penney plans to open most of its stores the afternoon of Thanksgiving, forcing smaller stores to follow suit. (Sam Howzit/Flickr)

Retailers in some malls are being pressured to open on Thanksgiving Day. It all depends on whether the big department stores in those malls are planning to open.

For example, the Wall Street Journal reports that J.C. Penney plans to open most of its stores at 3 p.m. tomorrow, and the stores in adjoining malls are being forced to follow suit. Mike Regan of Bloomberg News joins us to explain.

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