Stores That Will Be Closed On Thanksgiving And Black Friday This Year


Due to the ongoing pandemic, many retailers who are usually opened on Thanksgiving have announced they will remain closed for this year as well as outlined a plan for Black Friday.

Many stores have put put press releases outlining their plan after many years of starting their Black Friday events on Thanksgiving instead of the Friday after. The tradition was always seen with controversy. However, this year, with the pandemic upon us, crowds are becoming a huge public health threat, in-store shoppers being put at risk when they walk into their favorite stores.

The retailers below have announced their plan for Thanksgiving 2020. Some stores not opening at all. Take a look below!

Bath & Body Works

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Bed Bath & Beyond

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Best Buy

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

BJ's Wholesale Club

Thanskgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:Online and in stores from Nov. 20-30.

Costco

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Dick's Sporting Goods

Thanksgiving hours:Closed (stores and distribution centers)

Black Friday hours:TBD

Foot Locker

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

GameStop

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Home Depot

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

JCPenney

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

"Our extraordinary associates have demonstrated their warrior spirit through their courage and unwavering commitment to serve our customers since reopening our stores with numerous safety precautions in place.”

Kohl's

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Macy's

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:No store hours yet, but Macy's announced its Black Friday sale is Nov. 24-28 online, in stores and through the Macy’s app.

"We encourage customers to shop with us on macys.com and through the Macy’s mobile app where they will find all of our Black Friday deals. To help customers get a head start on holiday shopping and spread joy this holiday season, we will be unveiling our biggest holiday deals with some of the best brands, earlier than ever." The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be broadcast as usual.

Office Depot/OfficeMax

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

Office Depot has historically remained closed on Thanksgiving and this year, according to USA Today, the company confirmed its closure on Thanksgiving Day for this year as well.

Target

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

As confirmed in a August 19 press release, "this isn't the year for crowds." To that end, all Target stores will remain closed on Thanksgiving.

Ulta

Thanksgiving hours: Closed

Black Friday hours: TBD

As Target put it in its press release, Ulta stores will be closed on Thanksgiving. "All locations will operate normal hours on Wednesday, November 25 and holiday store hours will be announced at a later date."

Under Armour

Thanksgiving hours: Closed

Black Friday hours: Open, hours TBD

Walmart

Thanksgiving hours:Closed (Sam's Club locations, too)

Black Friday hours:Opens 5 a.m. local time on Black Friday

Walmart was the first retailer toannounceit would be closed on Thanksgiving this year.

Williams Sonoma

Thanksgiving hours:Closed

Black Friday hours:TBD

On Oct. 6, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.announcedthat its U.S. stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, which includes Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm, Pottery Barn Teen, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation and Mark and Graham.

These major retailers have a history of staying closed on Thanksgiving every year and will likely remain closed:

  • Ace Hardware
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Crate & Barrel
  • Gap
  • Hobby Lobby
  • IKEA
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Nordstrom
  • Office Depot & OfficeMax
  • Patagonia
  • Petco
  • Petsmart
  • Staples
  • T.J. MAXX
  • The Container Store
  • World Market

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