Under Armour to close all retail location in the U.S. for Thanksgiving to thank workers for pandemic efforts

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Athletic company Under Armour Inc. said Friday it will close all of its UA Brand House and UA Factory House retail locations in the U.S. for Thanksgiving on Nov. 26., as a way to thank workers for their efforts during the pandemic. “This entire year has been unpredictable and for all of us, challenging in our own ways,” said Patrik Frisk, CEO of Under Armour. “It’s important to take the time to acknowledge and celebrate the wins that we’ve accomplished throughout 2020.” The company has more than 6,000 retail workers in the U.S. Stores will reopen on Friday, Nov. 27. Shares were flat premarket, but have gained 51% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 7%.
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