July 31, 2015 | Updated at 11:54 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

Black Friday 2013 Store Hours: Old Navy Opens Thanksgiving Thursday Following Kmart, Best Buy & More [VIDEO]

Old Navy is the latest retailer to announce Thanksgiving hours for its special Black Friday deals.

By Lauren DuBois, EnStars on Nov 11, 2013 10:55 AM EST
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Old Navy's Announcement That They Would Be Opening at 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Night for Black Friday 2013 Sales
  • Old Navy's Announcement That They Would Be Opening at 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Night for Black Friday 2013 Sales (Photo : Facebook.com/Old Navy)
  • The #savethanksgiving pledge circulating social media as consumer lash out against Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales
  • The #savethanksgiving pledge circulating social media as consumer lash out against Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales (Photo : twitter/Mackenzie Coan)

Old Navy is the latest retailer to announce Thanksgiving hours for its special Black Friday deals.

The clothing retailer is the latest to jump on the bandwagon that has seen stores opening earlier and earlier each year and has now spilled onto Thanksgiving Thursday. They announced that they will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day for special Thursday only deals, and will re-open at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Night and remain open through Black Friday.

The company has yet to release any specifics on what deals they will be offering.

While stores like Wal-Mart, Target and Toys 'R Us did open last Thanksgiving, several other retailers had kept their hours strictly on Black Friday itself, choosing 12:01 a.m. openings. This year, several are now joining in as the biggest shopping day of the year slowly creeps further and further into Thanksgiving Day.

The move by several retailers this year has sparked an outrage online as more traditional Black Friday Shoppers call retailers "despicable" for placing business needs over their employees spending time with their families. Social Media websites like Facebook and Twitter have had new pages and trends start up in recent weeks known as "#savethanksgiving" where several have weighed in and commented on the increasingly disappearing holiday in favor of getting a jump on the Christmas shopping season.

Twitter users have specifically backlashed against Kmart, which announced it would open at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and remain open through Black Friday, and Best Buy, which announced on Friday that all of its stores in 47 states would open at 6 p.m.

Twitter User Michelle wrote "Hearing the news that best Buy is beginning their Black Friday ON Thanksgiving at SIX PM is just unbelievably upsetting. #savethanksgiving."

DS wrote "Nobody at my house will be leaving early to go shop at Best Buy, Kohls, Macys, or anywhere else. #savethanksgiving."

Mackenzie Coan wrote "Bestbuy nice job! Opening at 6. Thanks for helping in retailers plot to forget thanksgiving! #savethanksgiving." Coan also posted a photo of the pledge button for those who are appalled by the hours stores are choosing to open.

Celebrities have also spoken out against the continuing parade of early store hours on Thanksgiving. Ryan Seacrest publicly denounced the movement on his Twitter account as well, saying "I feel like thanksgiving dinner is getting the shaft with how early stores are opening this year. #savethanksgiving."

Stores that have officially announced Thanksgiving hours on Thursday Nov. 28, are listed below:

6:00 a.m.: Bealls, Kmart

8:00 a.m.: Walgreens

5:00 p.m.: Toys 'R Us

6:00 p.m.: Best Buy, Sports Authority

7:00 p.m.: Old Navy

8:00 p.m.: Belk, Bon Ton, J.C. Penney, Kohl's, Macy's, Office Max, Sears

© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Moon

When To View The Blue Moon On Friday

View the only Blue Moon of 2015 at these particular times.

Brooke starts stirring up trouble for Quinn and Deacon again on the July 31, 2015 episode of 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

Brooke Stirs Up New Trouble For Deacon & Quinn On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

The couple's happy marriage could quickly be rocked

Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown's Friend Calls Out Her Family For 'Planning For Her Death'

A friend of Bobbi Kristina Brown has turned the tables on her family and suggested revealed what she said is the truth behind what happened leading up to Bobbi Kristina's death.

Morgan vows to keep Silas from spilling his secret on the July 31, 2015 episode of 'General Hospital'

Morgan Decides To Keep Silas Quiet On 'General Hospital'

He will do whatever it takes to keep Silas from telling Kiki about his affair

Outlander

Jamie Is 'Not Relishing' Paris On 'Outlander', Sam Heughan Teases Taking Off The Mask

The Highlander will not be particularly thrilled with his task to change history

Ashlyn Pearce

Ashlyn Pearce Speaks Out About Aly's Shocking Death On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

The actress took to social media to address the trn of events and thank fans for their support.

WWE Raw

Monday Night 'Raw' LIVE STREAM Free: Watch WWE Wrestling 2015 Online @ 8 pm ET

Catch Brock Lessner and the Undertaker live online

Future and Ciara

Future Just Can't Stop Talking About His Ex In Interviews

Future admits to feeling 'embarrassed' for his ex-fiance Ciara.

The cast of 'Days of Our Lives' posing at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Is 'Days of Our Lives' No Longer In Jeopardy Of Being Canceled?

The show has seen a spike in viewership.

Adiz 'Bambi' Benson

Bambi Gets Way Too Close To Another Man On 'LHHATL' Amid Lil Scrappy Drama

Bambi might have found comfort with an aspiring rapper as she and Lil Scrappy face challenges in their relationship on 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.'

Draya Michele & Orlando Scandrick

Draya Michele Rocks Engagement Ring After Split With Orlando Scandrick

Draya Michele proudly wore what looks like her engagement ring after she and Dallas Cowboys star Orlando Scandrick battled it out on social media following their split.

Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss Reveals Due Date, Fans Will See Pregnancy Journey On 'RHOA'

Kandi Burruss spills the beans on details of her pregnancy and what fans can expect to see from her on the new season of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta'

Cecil the Lion

The Internet Is Pissed At An American Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion

After Walter Palmer was outed by the media, people took to social media to express outrage at him.

Terrence Howard

'Empire' Star Terrence Howard Faces Real Drama, Ex-Wife Hits Him With Assault Lawsuit, Details Inside [

Terrence Howard is on the top of the world in his career with the new success of 'Empire.' But his personal life is getting the spotlight as his wife claims he physically assaultd her.

Latest News

The 100

A Major Moment Is Coming For Lexa On 'The 100', Alycia Debnam-Carey On 'Ruffling Feathers' [VIDEO]

Alycia Debnam-Carey weighs in on her highly anticipated return to the CW series

Doctor Who

Is Maisie Williams From Twelve's Past On 'Doctor Who'? Steven Moffat Teases The Truth

Find out if the 'Game of Thrones' star will have connections to the Doctor's previous iterations

NCIS: LA

Highly Anticipated Character To Be Revealed On 'NCIS: LA', Who Will It Be?

The CBS drama will soon film "someone you've been wanting to meet"

Falling Skies

Find Out Why Ben's Life Is On The Line On 'Falling Skies', Penultimate Plot Revealed [VIDEO]

Ben is about to take a major risk for the benifit of humanity

Girl Meets World

'Girl Meets World' Jack Hunter Return Date Set, Matthew Lawrence Teams Up With Eric

Find out when Shawn's brother will feature on 'Girl Meets World'

Roddy Piper

WWE's Roddy Piper Dies; John Cena, Edge & More Remember 'Rowdy'

WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Roddy Piper dies at age 61

Donald Trump

Could An Unearthed Documentary About Donald Trump From The 80s Take Down His Campaign?

Donald Trump successfully buried an unflattering documentary nearly 25 years ago and now that he's running for president...it's back.

Scorpion

Walter's New Community Service Pal Will Shake Up The Team On 'Scorpion'

Kevin Weisman will become Elyse Gabel's new non-genius friend

Matt Davis & Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

How Is Alaric Doing In 'Vampire Diaries' Season 7 Since Losing Jo & Their Unborn Child?

'The Vampire Diaries' will get pretty intense emotionally as Alaric tries to mourn the loss of Jo and their unborn child.

Chandra Wilson

What's Coming Up In 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 12 For Dr. Miranda Bailey?

The portrayer of Dr. Miranda Bailey dished some insight on what's coming up in Season 12 of 'Grey's Anatomy'.

Real Time Analytics