Dozens of stores to remain closed on Thanksgiving night


Thanksgiving and Black Friday have all but merged with stores now opening their doors on Thursday night for shoppers to take advantage of holiday deals. Excited consumers flood retailers on Thanksgiving night to get a head start on crowds, but many say that isn't fair for the employees who have to work that night.

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Critics have argued that stores should remain closed to allow workers to spend time with their families on the federal holiday. 

Some stores have listened.

According to BestBlackFriday.com, these stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day:

• A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts

• Ace Hardware

• American Girl

• AT&T

• Barne's & Noble

• Bed Bath & Beyond

• BJ’s Wholesale Club

• Burlington

• Cabela's

• Costco

• Crate and Barrel

• Dillard’s

• DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

• GameStop

• Gardner-White Furniture

• Half Price Books

• Harbor Freight

• Hobby Lobby

• Home Depot

• HomeGoods

• IKEA

• Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts

• Lowe’s

• Marshalls

• Mattress Firm

• Neiman Marcus

• Nordstrom

• Patagonia

• P.C. Richard & Son

• Petco

• PetSmart

• Pier 1 Imports

• Publix

• Reymour & Flanigan

• REI

• Saks Fifth Avenue

• Sam’s Club

• Sierra Trading Post

• Staples 

• Sur La Table

• T.J. Maxx

• The Container Store

• Tractor Supply Co.

• True Value

• Von Maur

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