Thanksgiving Day Vindy here one day early

WARREN — Thanks to COVID-19, many, many things will be different in the way we celebrate the Thanksgiving Day holiday this year.

Those changes might include this year’s holiday shopping plans, but we are certain you’ll still want to get prepared in time for Black Friday.

That’s why we are making arrangements for The Vindicator’s Thanksgiving Day edition to hit newsstands one day early this year, packed with all the local deals that will be available in time for Black Friday holiday shopping.

“We know the Thanksgiving edition of The Vindicator is a holiday tradition for readers getting ready to hit area retailers,” the newspaper’s General Manager Ted Snyder said.

The Black Friday deals listed in advertisements and sales flyers make the Thanksgiving edition of The Vindicator the biggest newspaper of the year.

And to make sure readers have enough time to digest all the deals — along with their Thanksgiving dinner — and to map out their Christmas holiday shopping plans, The Vindicator’s Thanksgiving Day edition will be available early this year, beginning Wednesday afternoon, chock full of all the holiday sales flyers.

“The Thanksgiving edition is our largest newspaper of the year, with 18 sales flyers and inserts being stuffed into it,” Snyder said.

The Thanksgiving Day early-bird edition newspaper will be available after 2 p.m. Wednesday at limited retail locations throughout the area.

Of course, it also will be delivered to all home subscribers early Thursday morning and will be available at more than 250 local retail locations again Thursday morning.

Retailers and advertisers scheduled to include inserts in this year’s early bird and Thursday’s regular Thanksgiving edition are Best Buy; Big Lots; CVS Pharmacy; GameStop; Home Depot; JCPenney; Kohl’s; Loves Furniture; Lowe’s; Macy’s; Mattress Firm; Menards; Michaels; Dollar General Market; Ollie’s Bargain Outlet; Rite Aid; and Shoe Carnival. Plus, the newspaper’s pages also will be packed with additional display advertisements.

Snyder suggests subscribing to The Vindicator in order to get your hands on all the flyers without having to leave your house on Thanksgiving Day or risk missing out if this high-demand edition of the newspaper is sold out early.

“The best way to be guaranteed a copy of the Thanksgiving edition is to be a home subscriber, but if not, look for it at your favorite retail location,” Snyder said, adding that due to expected high demand, The Vindicator has increased the number of copies available, and staff will be actively restocking at retail locations.


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