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Retailers like Walmart and Target will be closed on Thanksgiving this year but some stores are still opening for the holiday. Here's the list.

Retailers like Walmart and Target will be closed on Thanksgiving this year but some stores are still opening for the holiday. Here's the list.
  • More stores than usual are closed on Thanksgiving this year, and Black Friday isn't starting Thursday night.
  • Most of the stores open are grocery stores.
  • Retailers like Walmart that are historically open on Thanksgiving will be closed this year.

Black Friday shopping won't start on Thanksgiving this year. Fewer stores will be open on November 26 this year than on previous Thanksgivings, reversing the trend of earlier and earlier opening.

Many retailers are instead spreading sales across several days, remaining closed on Thanksgiving. Walmart, Target, and Best Buy were some of the first to announce a plan that spread out Black Friday deals, with no Thanksgiving hours.

Most stores that have confirmed Thanksgiving hours are grocery stores, a good backup plan in case of forgotten ingredients. Open stores will have reduced hours and some vary by location, so it's a good idea to call first.

Here are stores that have announced Thanksgiving hours so far.

Wegmans

Wegmans
Wegmans. Courtesy of Wegmans

Wegmans stores will be open until 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, except in Massachusetts.

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Whole Foods

Whole Foods
Whole Foods. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Whole Foods says many of its stores will be open on Thanksgiving with modified hours. Customers should look up their specific store.

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CVS

CVS
CVS. Noam Galai/Getty Images

Some CVS locations will be open, although pharmacy and Minute Clinic hours might vary.

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Big Lots

Big Lots
Big Lots. Áine Cain / Business Insider

Big Lots will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Meijer

Meijer
Áine Cain / Business Insider

Most Meijer stores are open 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. every day except for Christmas.

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Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee
AP/Nati Harnik

Midwestern grocery chain Hy-Vee will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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H-E-B

H-E-B
H-E-B. Reuters

H-E-B will be open from 6 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving.

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