Target is giving workers a break this Black Friday -- and it comes with a huge perk for shoppers

  • For Black Friday 2017, Target will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight on Thanksgiving Day, then re-open on Friday at 6 a.m.
  • On Monday, November 6, customers can get early access to Black Friday sales in stores and online.
  • Target is offering free shipping and returns on online orders until December 23.

Target is giving its employees a longer break this Black Friday than it has in years past.

This year, Target will be open on Thanksgiving from 6 p.m. to midnight, the company revealed on Monday. Then, the retailer is closing from midnight to 6 a.m. Target stores will open again at 6 a.m. on Friday morning, according to an ad first spotted by BestBlackFriday.com.

Last year, Target was open from 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black Friday.

Target also announced on Monday that shoppers can get early access to Black Friday deals in stores and online for one day — Monday, November 6.

This year, Target will offer a wide range of deals on Target.com. The retailer is providing free shipping and returns from now until December 23.

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