Balancing Thanksgiving and retail employment

Abtin Mohammadi

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Every year in late November, the American people celebrate one of the most spiritual and important traditions in honor of Thanksgiving in a very special way. People define ultimate happiness and appreciate the beautiful, plentiful and fascinating joys of life in faith of liberty of justice from God.

But we live in an industrialized nation with an essential emphasis on gradual enhancement of the economy and constant reproduction of multi-purposed technological networking concepts, and it demands an extreme force of employment effort and progressive facilitated methods to achieve the objects and keep the prosperity alive all the time and Black Friday Deal is among those ideas.

Black Friday’s early sales meant opening shopping center doors as early as 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening and providing services during a time that would otherwise be dedicated to traditional dinner celebrations. This idea more than anything else pushes more customers into a rush of mixing up their daily schedules with their effort to take advantage of great prices which distracts their attention from enjoying the relaxing moments of eating turkey and spending time with their loved ones.

The fact appears to claim an occurrence of delay throughout changing the basic forms of employment scheduling due to this different approach of sacrificing Thanksgiving time for Black Friday projects.

This also would contradict opinions among member of families as parents demand to keep traditions at home while kids might be more interested in shopping. The split of opinions provides distractions for different groups of people and the joy of Thanksgiving is uncharacteristically lost.

This new process is a bit different from the usual form of Black Friday that used to open its doors at 2 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving, which allowed people to enjoy the prosperity of a huge sale and a chance to observe carefully and make better decisions when purchasing items for themselves or their families and friends.

The extension of Black Friday into the next day and evening would have allowed people to make a wise plan about best price selections by going to different places and searching online for shopping evaluations and effectively avoid rush lines and limited shopping options at the stores.

A majority of household and even employees should be able to enjoy Thanksgiving off and stay at home. When families are allowed to stay home for dinner celebrations in the evening, there will be less traffic on the freeways and streets which would make it easier for people who get off from work to go home faster and also cut down on time for those who are coming into town to visit.

On a more positive note, providing a open-ended schedule from early morning through the late evening on Thanksgiving Day and re-opening early the next morning certainly offers a good time fraction for celebration in between. This way, employers provide both continuity in terms of good sales and flexibility in customer-based attendance for Black Friday.

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