by Andrew Branch
Posted 12/02/13, 03:55 pm
As the post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza dies down, retailers like Walmart must evaluate whether opening on Thanksgiving was worth violating the traditional family holiday.
At least a dozen major retailers—most of them for the first time—opened on Thanksgiving instead of Black Friday. A New York City Kmart brought out its shoppers and employees at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving for 41 straight hours of commerce.