Special Report

20 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

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11. Macy’s
> Thanksgiving hours: 5 p.m. – 2 a.m
> U.S. locations: 825
> 2016 retail sales: $25.7 billion
> Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH

Thanksgiving is a big day for Macy’s, with an estimated 3.5 million people attending the retailer’s 91st annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade will lead people to Manhattan’s store in Herald Square, where it, and other Macy’s around the country, will open for business. Like last year, Macy’s will open at 5 p.m.on Thanksgiving with an early morning schedule for Black Friday, opening at 6 a.m. Sales will be spread out over the weekend, with the retailer offering 10 free mail-in rebate deals as well as free shipping for products over $49.

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12. Meijer
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 a.m. – varies
> U.S. locations: 231
> 2016 retail sales: $16.7 billion
> Headquarters: Grand Rapids, MI

Meijer will be open right at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and a giant turkey is not the only thing you can buy at this hour. The supermarket will have a variety of products selling for 50% off their original price such as heaters and scooters and bicycles for the kids. All of the items in the chain’s 32-page ad will be on sale on Thursday only. The company has an entirely different ad for Black Friday shoppers.

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13. Michaels Stores
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 p.m – midnight
> U.S. locations: 1,234
> 2016 retail sales: $4.7 billion
> Headquarters: Irving, TX

Michaels will be open Thanksgiving Day’s at locations all over the United States, offering discounts on many items. The perks are even sweeter for rewards members, who will be allowed to start shopping at 5 p.m. — an hour before the store opens. The American crafts retailer will be offering its Make It Festive deal, with 50% off all Ashland Christmas decor collections.

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14. Rite Aid
> Thanksgiving hours: Varies
> U.S. locations: 4,536
> 2016 retail sales: $26.8 billion
> Headquarters: Camp Hill, PA

Rite Aid is offering its lowest prices of the year during Thanksgiving weekend. Most stores and pharmacies will be open on Thanksgiving Day, but at varying times. The deals include buy one, get two free deals on Kellogg’s, Post and Quaker products, holiday gift wraps, and holiday boxed cards.

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15. Sears
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 a.m. – midnight
> U.S. locations: 670
> 2016 retail sales: $14.9 billion
> Headquarters: Hoffman Estates, IL

Sears first opted to open on Thanksgiving in 2010, and now it is one of the earliest major retailers to open on the day. Most of Sears locations will open their doors at 6 a.m. on Thursday and close at midnight. However, all of Sears doorbusters will be available online at Sears.com on Thanksgiving. All stores nationwide will open as early as 5 a.m. on Black Friday and close midday at 2 p.m.