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List of retail stores closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020

Posted November 23, 2020 9:30 a.m. EST
Updated November 24, 2020 11:25 a.m. EST

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Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Kohl's and many more retailers have announced that they will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020.

Read on for the growing list of stores closed on the day that is usually the kick-off to Black Friday shopping.

Target

Target announced on July 27 that stores would be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020. The company also shared that they would be offering Black Friday pricing throughout the entire month of November for the first time ever. In addition, Target has extended their Price Match Guarantee for the holiday season. See all the details HERE.

Walmart and Sam's Club

On July 21, 2020, Walmart announced that all U.S. stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. Sam's Club stores will be closed, as well.

“We know this has been a trying year, and our associates have stepped up. We hope they will enjoy a special Thanksgiving Day at home with their loved ones,” said John Furner, President and CEO of Walmart U.S. “We are certainly thankful to our people for all of their efforts.”

Walmart has released their schedule of events for Black Friday including 3 different sales taking place during the month of November. They have also shared the actually Black Friday ads for 2 of the 3 events! See all the details including a list of top deals HERE.

Kohl's

Kohl's stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. They will be offering a "a new Black Friday Week shopping experience" according to the website. Additional details have not yet been shared. See the holiday sales on the Kohl's website HERE.

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Academy Sports + Outdoors will be closed Thanksgiving Day, as they are every year.

Bath & Body Works

Bath & Body Works is closed on Thanksgiving Day and will be offering a week of deals instead.

According to their website, they will offer the following Black Friday week sales: Monday-Wednesday sales are in stores only. Thursday sales are online only. Friday sale are in stores and online.

Bed Bath & Beyond

Bed Bath & Beyond will be closed on Thanksgiving Day according to an announcement on their website. They are offering a number of early holiday sales starting in October. See the details on their website.

Belk

Belk stores are closed on Thanksgiving Day and will reopen on Friday.

Best Buy

On July 28, Best Buy shared on their website that they will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Customers will be able to shop on BestBuy.com and via the Best Buy app. In addition, Best Buy will be offering some of their best deal earlier in the season, according to the company.

BJ's Wholesale Club

BJ's Wholesale Club is closed on Thanksgiving, as they are every year. According to their press release, they are offering a number of holiday and Black Friday sales including the following:

* Early Bird Savings: available Nov. 5th through Nov. 30th, while supplies last

* Black Friday Savings: available Nov. 20th through Nov. 30th, while supplies last

* 5-Day Deals: available Nov. 26th through Nov. 30th, while supplies last

Costco

Costco will be closed on Thanksgiving, which they do each year. Black Friday plans have not yet been announced.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream

Dick's Sporting Goods announced on July 27 that all store locations and distribution centers would be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. Specialty stores Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream will also be closed. The statement also indicates, "All DICK'S Sporting Goods locations will operate on standard business hours on Wednesday, November 25. Information on holiday hours, which begin Friday, November 27, will be shared at a later date."

Foot Locker

Foot Locker is closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020. Their Black Friday hours havenot yet been released.

GameStop

GameStop stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020. The GameStop 2020 Holiday Gift Guide is now available on their website HERE. They will be sharing store hours and Black Friday deals soon.

Home Depot

Home Depot stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as usual. They have also shared that Black Friday prices will start in early November and last through December, both in-store and on homedepot.com. Plus, The Home Depot mobile app users will have exclusive access to view deals in November before they go live online. See the details on their website.

JCPenney

JCPenney stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Their online Black Friday sale is already going and you can see the list of top deals HERE.

Lowe's

Lowe's announced on October 20, 2020 that they will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as they are every year. They are offering a Season of Savings sale starting October 22 through December with multiple in-store and online promotions. See the schedule of events on their website.

Macy's

Macy's stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Customers will be able to shop on macys.com and through the Macy’s mobile app where they will find the Black Friday deals. Their Black Friday sale is live now and you can see a list of the hot deals HERE.

Michaels

Michaels stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020. 

Office Depot/OfficeMax

Office Depot/OfficeMax stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, as they are each year.

Old Navy

Old Navy stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 2020.

REI

As they have done for many years, REI stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and on Black Friday.

Staples

Staples locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Ulta

Ulta stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

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