Simon Property Group, which owns hundreds of shopping malls in the U.S. and abroad, will not open its locations on Thanksgiving Day.
“In these challenging times, we made the decision that we will not open on Thanksgiving Day, instead allowing our associates to spend the holiday with their loved ones,” David Simon, chairman, chief executive officer and president of the company, announced in a Monday news release.
The group said its properties would reopen on Black Friday.
Simon lists 205 shopping and outlet malls across the U.S. on its website.
You can view their full list of properties here.
Simon Property Group is the latest company to announce that it will keep its doors closed on Turkey Day, a shift that was not unexpected by experts.
“With everything that’s going on, there may be no Black Friday at all,” Scott Rankin, retail strategy leader with KPMG US,