A List of Stores That Will Be Closed Thanksgiving Day Ahead of Black Friday Shopping

Though some stores will only be closed for the holiday, others are closed for both Thanksgiving and Black Friday

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Holiday shoppers hoping to get an early start on Black Friday should check their lists twice. Some retailers will not be open on Thanksgiving Day.

In a recent survey, percent of consumers believe businesses should be closed on the holiday and it seems some companies agree.
Here is a list of stores that are not open on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28:
Army and Airforce Exchange Service
Academy Sports and Outdoors
Ace Hardware
BJ’s – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Burlington Coat Factory (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Costco
Fleet Farm – (open for Black Friday at 6 a.m.)
Guitar Center – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Hobby Lobby – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
HomeGoods – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Lowe’s – (open for Black Friday at 6 a.m.)
Marshalls – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Office Depot (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
OfficeMax (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
Petco – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)
Petsmart
REI (closed on Black Friday)
Sam’s Club
Sierra Trading Post – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
Stein Mart
The Container Store
T.J.Maxx – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)
True Value
BestBlackFriday.com predicts the following stores will also be closed:
Cost Plus World Market
Crate and Barrel
Dillard’s
Nordstrom
Harbor Freight
H&M
Home Depot
Ikea
Pier 1
Sprint
T-Mobile
AT&T
The Container Store
Sur La Table
Petsmart
Office Depot/Office Max

Though some stores will only be closed for the holiday, others are closed for both Thanksgiving and Black Friday. For instance, all REI employees will be paid to take time off and be with family and friends, according to the REI President Jerry Stritzke.

Here is a list of stores so far that will not open on Thanksgiving:

Ace Hardware

Burlington Coat Factory (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)

Costco

Hobby Lobby – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)

HomeGoods – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)

Lowe’s – (open for Black Friday at 6 a.m.)

Marshalls – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)

Petco – (open for Black Friday at 8 a.m.)

REI 

Sam’s Club

Sierra Trading Post – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)

Stein Mart

T.J.Maxx – (open for Black Friday at 7 a.m.)

True Value

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