Small businesses in malls, staying closed on Thanksgiving is not an option

Small businesses in malls, staying closed on Thanksgiving is not an option

Some large store opening to investigation for Thanksgiving, but many small businesses, there is no other choice.
Take a jeweler Jerry Amerosi three stores in Staten Island Mall, New York. Amerosi says he would rather not go on holiday, and as a center with shops on the street or in the neighborhood, he refused.
However, the lease in the shopping mall to be opened. This is the norm in most of the shopping, that landlords fine retailers up to $ 1,000 or more if they are not open.

Small businesses in malls, staying closed on Thanksgiving is not an option

So, Amerosi shops open between 06:00 and midnight. Eight employees will work, and if that Thanksgiving is just like last year’s holidays, you’ll have your hands full.
“It is very busy,” he said, among Amerosi, who refused to sales data from stores that Gerald Peters and Gerald Peters Gold Mine.
Large national retailers and shopping centers began opening a few years ago on Thanksgiving. The idea was to cater to people who do not wait until the morning of the day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday, the start of the Christmas shopping.