Several local stores to close Thanksgiving Day

H&M is one of several stores planning to close on Thanksgiving. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

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H&M is one of several stores planning to close on Thanksgiving. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

As the biggest shopping season of the year approaches, several stores are announcing plans to close on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving, on Nov. 22 this year, has traditionally been a busy shopping holiday, as Black Friday sales began earlier and earlier each year.

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But a recent survey from found that less than a quarter of Americans favor Thanksgiving openings and more than 47 percent dislike them.

Dozens of stores will be closed on Thanksgiving, according to, including Menards.

“A family-owned Midwestern company, Menards recognizes Thanksgiving as a special holiday to be celebrated with family and friends. Menards will once again continue our longstanding tradition of staying closed on Thanksgiving Day,” said Menards spokesman Jeff Abbott.

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Here are other local stores planning to close on Thanksgiving:

  • A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts
  • At Home
  • Company-owned AT&T stores
  • Burlington
  • Christopher & Banks
  • Costco
  • H&M
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • Ikea
  • Lowe's
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Nordstrom
  • Petco
  • Sprint stores, unless required to be open by malls
  • Staples
  • TJ Maxx
  • Tractor Supply Co.


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