Retail stores remain closed on Thanksgiving Day and are no longer opening in the wee hours on Black Friday. Here are opening times at local stores this Black Friday.
Despite stores being closed on Thanksgiving this year, Black Friday did not draw shoppers out early this morning in Riverhead. The National Retail Federation says consumer habits have been changing over the years and 2020 was a turning point.
Most retail stores in Riverhead will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and open on Black Friday beginning at 5 a.m.
Avoid the Black Friday mayhem by shopping the "Friday before Black Friday Vendor Sale" at the Riverhead Elks Lodge on Nov. 18.
After years of Black Friday madness encroaching further and further on Thanksgiving Day family time, several chain stores are refusing to open their doors until well after Thanksgiving dinner is finished – and some are opening only several hours earlier than usual on Friday November 27.
Bits and Pieces
Here comes the “over” season: Overspending overeating, over-partying, over-drinking, over-planning and over-taxing ourselves, physically and emotionally. It all comes with consequences.
A man was stabbed in a fight at the Lids factory outlet store at a packed shopping mall in Riverhead during the early morning hours of Black Friday.
Retailers, hoping to lure sale-seekers from their holiday tables, opening earlier than ever this Thanksgiving Day
National and local retailers will be open around Riverhead this Thanksgiving Day. Here's a rundown of stores that are open — and which ones will stay closed.