Dozens of retailers decide to close on Thanksgiving

(Mall of America)
(Mall of America)

(WCMH) — Mall of America made headlines Wednesday when it announced that it would be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The mall said Wednesday that it wants to offer workers time with their families on the holiday. The mall re-opens at 5am the day after Thanksgiving.

As it happens, a large number of retailers are following suit. has compiled a list of stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving, and even some that will be closed on Black Friday itself.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • American Girl
  • AT&T (Customer Service Closed; Select Retail Locations Closed)
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (Select Locations)
  • Burlington
  • Cabela’s
  • Costco
  • Crate and Barrel
  • GameStop
  • Guitar Center
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
  • Lowe’s
  • Mall of America
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Menards
  • Patagonia
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Sam’s Club
  • Staples
  • The Container Store
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Tractor Supply
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