A shockingly wonderful moment happened that almost doesn’t seem possible today: Mall of America in Minnesota decided to close its door for Thanksgiving. Making the bold move, to demonstrate the importance of family time on Turkey day.
“We think Thanksgiving is a day for families and for people we care about. We are excited to give this day back to our employees,” Jill Renslow, senior vice president of marketing and new business development for Mall of America, told the Associated Press.
“We had tenants with tears of joy that they could share the news with their employees,” she said. “We have a lot of specialty retailers that have a smaller staff, and for them it’s a huge sense of relief.”
A fellow supporter of this is Chick-fil-A, a restaurant chain that famously defies financial odds and has all operators closed on Sunday, so workers can rest, spend time with family and friends and worship if they choose to do so, the official website said.
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