The hectic holiday shopping season is nearly here, and Walmart is trying to make it a little more cheerful for those working during Thanksgiving. 

Walmart employees who work Thanksgiving Day will receive a free holiday meal in stores, according to Business Insider. Employees who work from Nov. 27 to Nov. 30 will also receive 15% off a selection of products on top of their 10% employee discount. 

The retailer will also not hire seasonal workers this year, instead offering those hours to current employees. 

"It has worked very well for us and the feedback from customers and associates has been overwhelmingly positive, which is why we will do this again during the upcoming holiday season," a Walmart spokesperson told Business Insider. "There may be some hiring on a store-by-store basis, but the majority of our stores will be giving those hours to current associates."

Walmart will be open during regular hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday (Nov. 29) but will be closed on Christmas Day. 

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