Shopko Open Thanksgiving Morning with Early Release of 100 Door Busters; All Black Friday Door Busters Start 9 pm Thursday

Nov 09, 2012, 10:11 ET from Shopko

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko announces that its stores will be open for extended hours and feature special door buster prices on hundreds of items beginning  Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22 through Friday, November 23.  Special store hours and pricing will be available at the retailer's Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores and on 

Shopko stores will be open from 8 am to 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day and 100 items will be available at door buster prices that were originally planned for Black Friday.  The stores will re-open for Black Friday at 9 pm on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 11 pm Friday, November 23.  Over 600 items will be featured at Shopko store locations at door buster prices when doors open at 9 pm Thursday through noon on Friday, while supplies last.

Shopko Hometown stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 8 am to 4 pm, with 50 door buster items being released early.  Shopko Hometown stores will open at 5 am on Black Friday and remain open until 9 pm with over 300 special door buster items available when doors open at 5 am until noon will offer special Thanksgiving Day door busters beginning at 8 am until 1 pm and hundreds of items at door buster prices will be offered for Black Friday on beginning at 9 pm on Thanksgiving night straight through until noon Friday.  Beginning Saturday, November 10, Shopko is offering free standard shipping with a $49 purchase at  Standard shipping is also free on all online jewelry purchases, with no minimum purchase amount. 

"Our customers have told us they are pressed for time and want flexible and convenient options for their holiday shopping so we are offering all of our door buster specials right when our doors open so customers don't have to wait for staggered specials to occur throughout the night," said Mike Bettiga, Shopko Interim CEO, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. 

"In our larger markets, Shopko stores will deliver great value on the newest and hottest items in all of our departments on both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.  In our Shopko Hometown locations, we will offer the same great value without the need to travel outside the community. also provides our customers the convenience of shopping with Shopko without leaving the comfort of their homes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

All items offered at door buster prices will be available while supplies last.

About Shopko

Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates almost 350 stores in 22 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; and 118 Shopko Hometown locations, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities.  Shopko is in the process of converting over 55 recently-acquired stores and pharmacies to the Shopko Hometown brand.  For more information, visit