Many Retailers Choosing To Be Closed Thanksgiving

CHICAGO (CBS) — Will you be shopping this Thanksgiving?

In recent years, there has been a trend of stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving, to get ahead on Black Friday sales. But some stores are moving to put a stop to that by being closed Thanksgiving, and some even on Black Friday, for employees to enjoy their holiday.

According to bestblackfriday.com, below is a list of stores that will be closed this year for Thanksgiving:

– A.C. Moore (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– American Girl
– AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
– Barnes & Noble (Allow booksellers to spend time with family)
– Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations)
– BJ’s Wholesale Club
– Burlington (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– Cabela’s (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
– Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations)
– Costco
– Crate and Barrel
– Dillard’s (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– GameStop (5 a.m. Black Friday opening)
– Gardner-White Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
– Guitar Center
– Hobby Lobby
– Home Depot
– HomeGoods (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– IKEA
– Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
– Lowe’s
– Mall of America
– Marshalls (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– Mattress Firm
– Menards
– Neiman Marcus
– Nordstrom (non-store employees working )
– Outdoor Research
– P.C. Richard & Son
– Patagonia
– Petco
– PetSmart
– Pier 1 Imports (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– Publix
– Raymour and Flanagan Furniture (8 a.m. Black Friday opening)
– Sam’s Club
– Sierra Trading Post
– Staples
– The Container Store
– T.J. Maxx (Allow employees to spend time with family)
– Tractor Supply
– Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)

If you still want to shop on Thanksgiving, big stores like Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, Target, and Sears will be open, due to the massive profit potential.

There is also the option of shopping online.

Even the stores closed on Thanksgiving, may offer online sales. More and more doorbusters are being offered online, so shoppers can receive the same savings online, rather than having to run out to storefront locations.

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