Macy's has signaled that its downtown Minneapolis department store likely will be saved. The retailer said Wednesday it is seeking partners to redevelop the Nicollet Mall building along with several others in its portfolio.
Macy's Inc. says that it will open most of its stores for the first time on Thanksgiving, breaking a long-standing tradition for the venerable retailer. In a release issued late Monday, the Cincinnati-based chain says it will open its doors at 8 p.m. on that day.
The mayor of St. Paul says city planners are already working on potential reuses for the downtown Macy's store. The department store chain said Thursday it will close six underperforming stores this spring, including the St. Paul location, which employs about 150.
Macy's Inc. says it will open all of its namesake stores at midnight following Thanksgiving for the first time as the department store operator becomes the latest retailer to expand hours on the traditional kickoff to the holiday season.