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These Stores Won't Open Their Doors On Thanksgiving Day

Since, you know, Thanksgiving is meant to be spent at home with family.

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Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time to get together with family and loved ones to create new memories and probably fight about politics or that inappropriate comment your aunt made about the way you look. Right?

According to BestBlackFriday.com, here's the official list of stores that will be closed during Thanksgiving Day:

* 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

* Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

* Jos. A. Bank

* La-Z-Boy (corporately owned stores)

* Lowe's

* Marshalls

* Mattress Firm

* Micro Center

* Music & Arts

* Neiman Marcus

* Office Depot and OfficeMax

* Outdoor Research

* 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

* Staples

* Sur La Table

* The Container Store

* The Original Mattress Factory

* TJ Maxx

* Tractor Supply

* Trollbeads

* Von Maur

* West Marine

And this is the list of stores expected to close their doors, as they've done in the past:

* American Girl

* AT&T

* Barnes & Noble

* Big 5 Sporting Goods

* Bed Bath & Beyond

* Bloomingdale’s

* Christmas Tree Shops

* Dillard’s

* Mall of America

* Menards

* Navy Exchange

* Nordstrom

* Nordstrom Rack

* REI

* Saks Fifth Avenue

* Talbots

These retailers might be on to something. BestBlackFriday.com also conducted a survey that found over 57% of people were against stores opening on Thanksgiving, 26% were indifferent about it, and only 16% of people were in favor of it.

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    It's fucked up. They should just wait until Friday.
    Yes! They should open earlier so people can shop more.
    I don't really care. I would never shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday.

These Stores Won't Open Their Doors On Thanksgiving Day

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    It's fucked up. They should just wait until Friday.
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    Yes! They should open earlier so people can shop more.
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    I don't really care. I would never shop on Thanksgiving or Black Friday.

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