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All Hands on Deck: Kohl’s Will Stay Open for 170 Straight Hours

Last-minute shoppers can take a deep breath.

As more consumers push their holiday shopping right up to the deadline, Kohl's announced on Tuesday that it will once again keep its doors open 24 hours a day in the final countdown to Christmas.

Starting Dec. 17 at 7 a.m., the discount department store will remain open for more than 170 hours straight, giving shoppers until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve to finish their shopping.

Retailers Push the Limits on Christmas Deadlines

Kohl's has offered marathon hours for procrastinators for the past several years. In 2014, it kept its stores running from 6 a.m. Dec. 19 through 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

"We are opening our doors around-the-clock leading up to Christmas to give customers even more time to get their last-minute gifts," said Michelle Gass, Kohl's chief merchandise and customer officer.

According to America's Research Group, only about a quarter of Americans polled between Dec. 11 and 13 were done with their Christmas shopping, the lowest number in 13 years.