Labor Day Open Stores: Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Trader Joe’s, Best Buy, Safeway, Kroger, Whole Foods, Publix, Home Depot Closed? Hours

Labor Day is Monday, and while many federal and state offices and services are closed for the day, many retailers are open.

Most pharmacies–namely the big-name ones–are open during the holidays. They tend to be open 24 hours.

Pharmacies at stores like Walmart and Albertson’s likely will be open as well

The majority of gas stations also tend to be open on Labor Day.

Walmart will remain open, and some Walmart Super Walmart stores will be open 24 hours on the holiday. Check hours before going there. 

Target: Target will be open. Check hours. 

Costco: Costco won’t be open.

CVS is open. Check hours. 

Rite Aid is open as well. Check hours. 

Walgreens is also open. Check hours. 


Duane Reade is open as well. Check hours. 

Good Neighbor Pharmacy is also likely open. Check hours.

Albertson’s is open on July 4. Some hours might vary, with some stores closing at 4 p.m. Check hours.

Publix is open. 

Save Mart: Likely open. Check local hours.

Kroger: Open. Check hours.

Safeway: Safeway is open. Check hours online.

Staples: Likely not open in most locations. Check hours online.

Trader Joe’s: Trader Joe’s is open. Check hours online.

Whole Foods: Whole Foods is open. Check hours.

Home Depot is open.

The Associated Press update:

Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty 
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.

Democrats who were bracing for the impact that Obama’s long-awaited announcement would have on their campaigns are now rethinking aspects of their strategy for the fall. Republicans who were considering legislative attempts to block Obama must reconsider whether that’s the best use of the few remaining work weeks before Election Day.

And immigration advocates, already frustrated by how long it’s taken Obama to act, must decide whether to pressure the president publicly to stop stalling or remain hopeful he’ll give them a favorable outcome in the end.

Obama in June said that by the end of the summer, he’d announce what steps he had decided to take to fix the nation’s immigration system in the absence of a legislative fix from Capitol Hill. But Obama backed away from that deadline on Thursday, and the White House on Friday acknowledged it was possible the decision would slip past the end of summer. It was unclear whether any delay would be a mere matter of weeks or could push the announcement past the November elections.

“The president is determined to take the kinds of steps that are available to him,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. But he added he had no details about when that would happen.

Reluctant to be seen as putting on the brakes for political reasons, White House officials suggested that if the decision slips past summer, it would be because of the situation on the border, not the election.

For months, the Obama administration has been working to stem the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. Those numbers have declined, but officials have said the numbers could creep back up as cooler temperatures arrive in the fall.