Rest easy, holiday shopper.
You can take it slow this year.
There will be no need to bolt from Thanksgiving table to the big box stores for a doorbuster deal, no standing in long lines for a midnight opening or for your kid to sit on Santa’s lap. The pandemic has changed all that.
On the first Saturday of November, when all 17 Renys locations in Maine traditionally offer a 20 percent storewide discount between 6 and 9 a.m., you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast and still score a discounted deal.
“Usually, you try to get as many people in the store as you can,” said John Reny, president of the department store chain based in Newcastle. “You can’t do that now.”
Renys will continue its annual Early Bird sale, according to the company president,