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Buyers who want to take advantage of the Memorial Day sale or are just looking to do some shopping are in luck.
Unlike Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving, most major retailers are open on Mondays with one exception: Costco Wholesale clubs are closed on Mondays as they are for many other holidays, including New Years, Easter, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Memorial Day, which commemorates military personnel who have died in service, is considered the unofficial start of summer. It is also a popular day for a barbecue and a big selling day.
Some grocery stores, including many Aldi stores, will have special holiday hours, and other retailers will operate with Sunday hours. Many pharmacies will be closed.
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According to a recent survey by Numerator, a data and technology company, 44% of consumers expect to return to normal holiday celebrations by Memorial Day. On July 4, that number rose to 59%, according to the survey.
U.S. stock markets will also be closed on Monday for the holiday, along with banks and government offices. Like other federal holidays, this is considered a good time to buy a car, mattress, and make other sales.
National restaurant chains including Starbucks, McDonald’s, Dunkin ‘and Chili’s are open and on-demand services including Postmates, Grubhub, UberEats and DoorDash will deliver orders on Monday for participating local and national restaurants.
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Stores open Memorial Day 2021
Check with your store before you go as hours may vary and some stores will operate with reduced holiday hours. Click store names to find location specific information. Note that not all retailers regularly update websites you may need to call.
Memorial Day 2021 stores closed
- Small businesses, including some small shops and private businesses.
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