2 Dec 2013
In a development that shocked nobody, Walmart was the most-visited retailer on Thanksgiving, according to new rankings published by Placed, a Seattle-based location analytics company.
While stores opening on Thanksgiving is still something of a controversial subject, that certainly has not stopped shoppers from all over rushing to get deals after finishing their turkey. Walmart, which is having some trouble keeping up with the onslaught of requests to parts of its website, beat out all of its competition, which is hardly surprising, given all the work that the company puts into making this their biggest weekend of the year.
Other retailers saw big gains from yesterday’s shopping blitz, including Best Buy, which reached number four on the list, even though this was the electronics retailer’s first time being open on Thanksgiving. Kmart and Toys ‘R Us saw the biggest gains week-over week from their discount offerings, and low-cost retailers like Dollar General, Family Dollar and Big Lots also pulled in a ton of customers. (PLACED) READ MORE