GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko is proud to be the Official Hometown Store of the Green Bay Packers and before customers sit down to watch the Packers take on the Detroit Lions they can shop prior to the game on Thanksgiving Day.
"Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores will be open on Thanksgiving to service those last minute needs of our customers," said Jill Soltau, Shopko President and Chief Merchandising Officer. "They can also get a jump on their holiday shopping and take advantage of our flexible hours."
The game between the Packers and the Detroit Lions will take place in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day with an 11:30 am kick off. Shopko stores will be open from 6 am to 1 pm with 100 door buster priced items, originally planned for Black Friday, released early for convenient access. The stores will re-open for Black Friday at 8 pm on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 11 pm Friday, November 29.
The smaller format Shopko Hometown stores will be open from 7 am to 3 pm with 100 door buster priced items, originally planned for Black Friday, released early for convenient access. Shopko Hometown stores reopen at 5 am Black Friday morning.
Shopko.com will offer special Black Friday door busters starting Wednesday, November 27 at 1:00 am. Hundreds of items at door buster prices will be offered on Shopko.com starting on Wednesday, November 27 straight through Friday.
Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates 326 stores in 21 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; 6 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 181 Shopko Hometown stores, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities. For more information, visit www.shopko.com.