List: Stores closed on Thanksgiving 2017

Here are some stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day according to a leading deals website. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Spend time with shoppers, or spend time with family? Even though Thanksgiving isn't for several weeks, several stores have already decided not to open on the holiday.

More than 75 retailers are expected to be closed on Nov. 23, according to the website BestBlackFriday.com.

Notable this year: Game Stop will open on Thanksgiving for the first time in years, according to Phil Dengler, who spoke with retailers to compile the list. The same goes for discount retailer Big Lots, he said, with the store citing support from employees and customers.

See Also: Toys R Us will be open on Thanksgiving

Stores closing on Thanksgiving Day:

  • A.C. Moore
  • Abt Electronics
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
  • At Home
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Blain’s Farm and Fleet
  • Burlington
  • Cabela’s
  • Cost Plus World Market
  • Costco
  • Craft Warehouse
  • Crate and Barrel
  • DSW - Designer Shoe Warehouse
  • Ethan Allen
  • Gardner-White Furniture
  • Guitar Center
  • H&M
  • Half Price Books
  • Harbor Freight
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • Homesense
  • IKEA
  • JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
  • Jos. A. Bank
  • La-Z-Boy (all corporately owned stores)
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Micro Center
  • Music & Arts
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Office Depot and OfficeMax
  • Outdoor Research (also closed Black Friday)
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Party City
  • Patagonia
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Publix
  • Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
  • Sam’s Club
  • Sierra Trading Post
  • Sportsman's Warehouse
  • Sprint (Corporate & Dealer Owned Stores; Mall Kiosks May Open)
  • Staples
  • Sur La Table
  • The Container Store
  • The Original Mattress Factory
  • TJ Maxx
  • Tractor Supply
  • Trollbeads
  • Von Maur
  • West Marine

The main reason stores close on Thanksgiving? Giving employees and customers a break for family, said Dengler. And that's a decision most customers seem to back, too.

BestBlackFriday.com's online survey of 523 American adults, conducted in September, found 57% disliked the idea of stores opening on Thanksgiving. Just 16% thought of Thanksgiving openings favorably.

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