Many stores planning to stay closed on Thanksgiving

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Target Black Friday shoppers

The list of chains planning on staying closed for Thanksgiving is long.

While most stores will open on Black Friday for shoppers (click here for a full list of store opening times), in recent years stores have started opening on Thanksgiving evening. But some retailers are taking a stand, and keeping their doors shut to honor their employees’ family time.

These retailers will remain closed according to Best Black Friday:

A.C. Moore (Allow employees to spend time with family)
ACE Hardware (Select locations, call your local store)
American Girl
AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
BJ’s Wholesale Club
Burlington (Allow employees to spend time with family)
Cabela’s (Retail closed; Call Centers Open)
Chico’s – All frontline boutiques)
Christmas Tree Shops (Select Locations; Shoppers should call their local store)
Costco
Crate and Barrel
Dillard’s (Allow employees to spend time with family)
Dressbarn
DSW
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
Jos. A. Bank
Lowe’s
Marshalls (Allow employees to spend time with family)
Mattress Firm
Menards
Navy Exchange
Neiman Marcus
Nordstrom (non-store employees working )
Office Depot and OfficeMax
Original Mattress Factory
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
True Value (Select locations, call your local store)
Von Maur (9 a.m. Black Friday opening)

Click here for a list of Black Friday store opening times.