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Press release from Business Wire

Macy's Opens for 48-Hours Straight Nationwide for Last-Minute Shoppers the Weekend Before Christmas

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Beginning Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 a.m. through Sunday, Dec. 23 at 7 a.m., shop Macy's stores around-the-clock for the best deals on last-minute gifts</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>In addition, 57 stores remain open 24-hours or with extended late hours until close on Christmas Eve</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>Plus, Macy's helps shoppers finish their gift lists with ‘gifts under' $100, $50 and $25</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> </p>

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Macy's Opens for 48-Hours Straight Nationwide for Last-Minute Shoppers the Weekend Before Christmas04:00 EST Thursday, December 06, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Today, Macy's (NYSE:M) announced the expansion of its annual last-minute shopping marathon to stores nationwide. Last-minute customers can find great deals on holiday gifts as the retailer will open most stores for 48-hours straight for its last scheduled One Day Sale in the final weekend leading up to Christmas. Beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 through 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, last-minute shoppers can check off their lists any time of day or night at Macy's stores nationwide. Though the One Day Sale offers will conclude at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, Macy's stores will stay open for business for the remainder of the day – most until midnight*. Additionally, for shoppers who need a little extra help with their gift list, Macy's will make it easier for customers in the final few weeks with great ‘gifts under' $100, $50 and $25. As the holiday gift destination, Macy's has something for everyone this season, even at the last minute. Macy's 'Gifts Under' $50, Initial Gold-plated and Silver-plated Pendants with Crystals, available beginning Dec. 13 (Photo: Business Wire) "For the first time ever, Macy's will keep most stores open around the clock for the last weekend of holiday shopping, an expansion of our successful marathon that began at select stores in 2006," said Peter Sachse, Macy's chief stores officer. “We hope to make it easy for our customers across the country to finish their shopping at any time of day or night, and with the benefit of the great deals and value they count on from our One Day Sale events." Macy's began the tradition of keeping its doors open 24-hours with Macy's Queens Center in 2006. Macy's added additional stores in subsequent years, and last year offered customers the opportunity to shop outside regular store hours in 14 locations that were open 24-hours and in 27 locations that offered extended hours. This year, select stores† will continue this tradition and stay open beyond the One Day Sale through store close on Christmas Eve on Monday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. ‘GIFTS UNDER' $100, $50 & $25 For last minute shoppers, Macy's has introduced a new “short list” of great ‘gifts under' $100, $50 and $25 during the last few weeks leading up to Christmas. Whether you're looking for something fashionable, fitness-oriented, relaxing or entertaining, Macy's will help put a smile on your loved ones' faces while sticking to a budget. Beginning December 13, customers can shop for a variety of presents within their gifting budget including: ‘Gifts Under' $100 The North Face for Men RDT 300 Jacket with FlashDry Technology Keurig Mini Plus Anne Klein Watch ‘Gifts Under' $50 Marc Jacobs 3-piece Rollerball Fragrance Set Initial Gold-plated and Silver-plated Pendants with Crystals American Rag Slipper ‘Gifts Under' $25 Impulse Cosmetic Palette Oscar de la Renta Sweater Polaroid Headphones For media materials on holiday gifting at Macy's, including hi-res images of ‘gifts under,' visit: †24-HOUR STORES (23 LOCATIONS) These stores will stay open with extended hours through the close of business on Dec. 24. California Macy's Downey Stonewood Center, Downey Macy's Fox Hills, Culver City Macy's Glendale Galleria, Glendale Macy's Lakewood Center, Lakewood Macy's Montebello Home, Montebello Macy's Montebello Town Center, Montebello Macy's South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa Macy's South Coast Plaza Home, Costa Mesa Illinois Macy's Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook Macy's Woodfield, Schaumburg Massachusetts Macy's South Shore Plaza, Braintree Michigan Macy's Oakland, Troy Macy's Twelve Oaks, Novi New Jersey Macy's Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill Macy's Green Acres, Valley Stream Macy's Willowbrook, Wayne New York Macy's Cross County, Yonkers Macy's Herald Square, New York City Macy's Kings Plaza, Brooklyn Macy's Queens Center, Rego Park Macy's Roosevelt Field, Garden City Macy's Staten Island, Staten Island Washington D.C./Virginia Macy's Tyson's Corner Center, McLean, VA *2 a.m. CLOSINGS (34 LOCATIONS) These stores will stay open with extended hours through 2 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24. California Macy's Bakersfield Valley Plaza, Bakersfield Macy's Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Baldwin Hills Macy's Beverly Center, Los Angeles Macy's Brea, Brea Macy's Burbank Town Center, Burbank Macy's Chula Vista Center, Chula Vista Macy's Del Amo Fashion Center A, Torrance Macy's Del Amo Fashion Center B, Torrance Macy's Del Amo Home, Torrance Macy's El Cajon Parkway, El Cajon Macy's Fashion Valley, San Diego Macy's Imperial Valley, El Centro Macy's Los Cerritos Center, Cerritos Macy's Moreno Valley, Moreno Valley Macy's North County Fair, Escondido Macy's Northridge Fashion Center, Northridge Macy's Plaza Bonita, National City Macy's Riverside Galleria at Tyler, Riverside Macy's San Bernardino Inland Center, San Bernardino Macy's Santa Ana Mainplace, Santa Ana Macy's Santa Anita, Arcadia Macy's Sherman Oaks Fashion Square, Sherman Oaks Macy's South Bay Galleria, Redondo Beach Macy's Topanga, Canoga Park Macy's Ventura Pacific View, Ventura Macy's Victoria Gardens, Rancho Cucamonga Macy's West Covina, West Covina Macy's Westminster, Westminster Macy's Westside Pavilion, Los Angeles Nevada Macy's Henderson Galleria at Sunset, Henderson Macy's Las Vegas Fashion Show, Las Vegas Macy's Las Vegas Meadows Mall, Las Vegas New Jersey Macy's Menlo Park, Menlo Park Macy's Newport Centre, Jersey City About Macy's Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy's stores and offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: Macy?s Media RelationsHolly Thomas, 646-429-5250holly.thomas@macys.comorJulie Strider,