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Shopper Beware: Store Closings on Thanksgiving Day

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Shopper Beware: Store Closings on Thanksgiving Day

We are T minus one day and some change from celebrating Thanksgiving Day. And while all of America is making plans about with whom and where to celebrate, the sales floor or every retailer is about to get flooded with budget-conscious shoppers trying to get their doorbusters worth of holiday shopping. Or will it be a vacant scene? Will retail workers finally have a day to rest with friends and family, and possibly get a second helping of pumpkin pie?

Turn on the news, scroll through your Facebook feed, and hashtag trending stories on Twitter… and you’ll find many retailers with extended Black Friday hours that run through the better part of the week while a surprising handful of stores have chosen to close its doors on Thanksgiving day. In an effort to display support to its employees, these retailers have made the brave statement to acknowledge that the bottom line can (hopefully) be achieved while offering its staff their due time with a better quality of life this holiday.

Currently, the list below includes stores that have announced they will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

A.C. Moore
American Girl Store
Babies “R” Us
Barnes & Noble
Bed, Bath & Beyond
BJ’s
Burlington Stores
Costco
Crate & Barrel
DSW
GameStop
Hobby Lobby
Home Depot
Home Goods
H&M
Ikea
Jo-Ann Fabrics
Lowe’s
Patagonia
Petco
Petsmart
Marshalls
Mattress Firm
Neiman Marcus
Nordstrom
Pier 1 Imports
REI
Sam’s Club
Staples
Sur La Table
Talbots
T.J. Maxx

With the exception of REI, all of the mentioned stores will reopen on Black Friday and all will be open online on Thanksgiving Day.

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