This List Tells You Which Stores Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving This Year

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Take your time chowing down on turkey and stuffing this year, because there won’t be nearly as many Thanksgiving Day shopping opportunities as in previous years.

The savviest Black Friday shoppers used to stand in line for hours right after the dishes were dry and the leftovers were packed in the fridge, but more retailers are rebelling this year.

Plus, lots of us have started shopping online anyway, so there’s no point in waiting outside in the cold!

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Whether you want to stock up on toilet paper from Costco, buy an outdoor-loving pal a holiday gift from REI or update your kitchen gadgets from Sur La Table, you’ll just have to wait.

Getty Images | Tom Pennington published a list of the retailers taking a stand against shopping on Thanksgiving.

Check out the list of retailers that are closed for Turkey Day, according to (this list was updated as of Nov. 20):

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  1. A.C. Moore
  2. Abt Electronics
  3. Academy Sports + Outdoors
  4. Ace Hardware
  5. At Home
  6. Babies R Us
  7. BJ’s Wholesale Club
  8. Blain’s Farm and Fleet
  9. Burlington
  10. Cost Plus World Market
  11. Costco
  12. Craft Warehouse
  13. Crate and Barrel
  14. Dillard’s
  15. dressbarn
  16. DSW – Designer Shoe Warehouse
  17. Ethan Allen
  18. Fry’s Electronics
  19. Gardner-White Furniture
  20. Guitar Center
  21. H&M
  22. Half Price Books
  23. Harbor Freight
  24. Hobby Lobby
  25. Home Depot
  26. HomeGoods
  27. Homesense
  28. IKEA
  29. JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
  30. Jos. A. Bank
  31. La-Z-Boy (all corporately owned stores)
  32. Lowe’s
  33. Marshalls
  34. Mattress Firm
  35. Menards
  36. Micro Center
  37. Mills Fleet Farm
  38. Music & Arts
  39. Neiman Marcus
  40. Nordstrom
  41. Nordstrom Rack
  42. Office Depot and OfficeMax
  43. Outdoor Research (closed Black Friday too)
  44. P.C. Richard & Son
  45. Party City
  46. Patagonia
  47. Petco
  48. PetSmart
  49. Pier 1 Imports
  50. Publix
  51. Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
  52. REI (closed Black Friday too)
  53. Sam’s Club
  54. Sears Hometown Stores
  55. Sears Outlet
  56. Shoe Carnival
  57. Sierra Trading Post
  58. Sportsman’s Warehouse
  59. Sprint (Corporate & Dealer Owned Stores; Mall Kiosks May Open)
  60. Staples
  61. Stein Mart
  62. Sur La Table
  63. The Container Store
  64. The Original Mattress Factory
  65. TJ Maxx
  66. Tractor Supply
  67. Trollbeads
  68. Von Maur
  69. West Marine

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Even though the actual stores will be closed on Thanksgiving, deals will likely be available even earlier on their websites!

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You may have seen Cabela’s on some other lists, but the company confirmed its locations will indeed be open on Thanksgiving in a tweet.

The National Retail Federation has released its 2017 retail holiday planning playbook, which provides guidance for retailers based on lessons from previous years.

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It says more than half of shoppers begin planning and researching their holiday gift purchases in October—or earlier.

Have you heard of other stores in your community that won’t be open on Thanksgiving? Let us know on Facebook!

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