Black Friday will take place on Nov. 25 this year and there will be some stores closed Thanksgiving Day.
Despite the fact that Black Friday has been moving back into Thursday, there are still some retailers that will keep their stores closed Thanksgiving Day. This lets employees enjoy the holiday and allows families to spend time together without worrying about missing out on great deals.
Here is a list of retailers that will be keeping stores closed Thanksgiving Day, as collected from TheBlackFriday.com.
- BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI)
- Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL)
- Cabelas Inc (NYSE:CAB)
- Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
- Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK)
- Crate and Barrel
- Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE:DDS)
- DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW)
- Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED)
- Kroger Co’s (NYSE:KR) Fred Meyer
- GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME)
- Half Price Books
- Harbor Freight
- Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD)
- Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)
- Neiman Marcus
- Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN)
- Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR)
- PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM)
- Icahn Enterprises LP’s (NASDAQ:IEP) Pep Boys
- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.’s (NYSE:WMT) Sam’s Club
- TJX Companies Inc’s (NYSE:TJX) TJ Maxx
- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)
- True Value
You can learn more about the retailer’s that will be keeping their stores closed Thanksgiving Day, and about those that will remain open for the holiday, by following this link.
Mall of America will also be closed on Thanksgiving Day. However, individual retailers inside the location can chose to open their doors, which could result in some mall employees having to work during the holiday, reports BestBlackFriday.com.
Black Friday 2015 was a bit hectic as customers fought through stores to get the best deals. Some stole from each other, there were punches thrown and it was mostly just a mess, which means it was no different from any other Black Friday in the last few years.