Special Report

20 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

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16. Target
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 p.m. – midnight
> U.S. locations: 1,802
> 2016 retail sales: $69.5 billion
> Headquarters: Minneapolis, MN

For the fourth consecutive year, Target will open its doors to the public at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, and — for the first time ever — the store will not close its doors until midnight. There will be an opportunity for REDcard holders to enjoy early access to over 100 Black Friday sales online at Target.com — two days early on Wednesday, November 22. Doors will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday with deals like 13 TVs under $300 headlining the ad, and nearly 1,000 toys priced under $10.

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17. Toys “R” Us
> Thanksgiving hours: 5 p.m. – 11.p.m. Friday
> U.S. locations: 874
> 2016 retail sales: $7.0 billion
> Headquarters: Wayne, NJ

Toys “R” Us, operating under bankruptcy protection agreement, will open its doors right at 5 p.m. to eager shoppers, and it will remain open for 30 hours straight until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. Online, the deals will begin a bit earlier, at 9 p.m. on Wednesday. On the other hand, the company’s sister store, Babies “R” Us, will be closed on Thanksgiving but will reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday.

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18. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 p.m.- 2 a.m. Friday
> U.S. locations: 974
> 2016 retail sales: $4.6 billion
> Headquarters: Bolingbrook, IL

Ulta will open its doors to the public promptly at 6 p.m. with deals on a variety of cosmetics and hair products and appliances. The store will close at 2 a.m. on Friday but not for long. Ulta will reopen at 6 a.m. and remain open until 10 p.m. The Black Friday deals will continue through Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. and lasting until 9 p.m.

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19. Wal-Mart Stores
> Thanksgiving hours: 6 p.m. – varies
> U.S. locations: 5,284
> 2016 retail sales: $362.8 billion
> Headquarters: Bentonville, AR

Wal-Mart will open its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, but the deals will begin online at 12:01 a.m. that same day. A wide range of TVs and other electronics will be offered at a discounted price. Other items that will be marked down include anything from children’s toys and pajamas to movies priced at just $1.96.

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20. Walgreens
> Thanksgiving hours: Varies
> U.S. locations: 8,053
> 2016 retail sales: $79.3 billion
> Headquarters: Deerfield, IL

Walgreens plans to follow the Thanksgiving schedule of previous years, where both 24-hour and day locations operate at regular store hours. This year, Walgreens is offering 50% off some products ranging from cosmetic to electronics to chocolate with the use of the customer card. Pharmacy hours are separate from store hours and will vary by location.