Thanksgiving closures announced early for 2017

- After a few years of stores - trying to take early advantage of holiday shoppers - opening on Thanksgiving day, many stores now make early announcements about remaining closed during the holiday.

Backlash from the public, and from employees, was prevalent after some stores opened on Thanksgiving Day, offering pre-Black Friday deals. While the list of open stores was relatively short, the list of stores bucking consumerism on the family-driven holiday seems to grow every year.

According to bestblackfriday.com, almost 60 stores have already let customers and employees know the doors would be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017. The list has been compiled by

The list of national and regional stores in the U.S. so far includes:

- 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 (closed Black Friday too)
- 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

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