Not only do Thanksgiving traditions vary among families (both biological and chosen), communities, and regions, they also tend to evolve over time. This goes for menus (eg the inclusion of Brussels sprouts as they became trendy in the early 21st century), as well as shopping habits.
For some people, digesting their dinner while waiting in line for discounted electronic equipment became an annual event in the 1990s or early 2000s. but that’s been the tradition has been failing in recent years, as retailers respond to criticism that they are ruining what is supposed to be a “family holiday” for both shoppers and their employees ending on thanksgiving day.
For your reference, here are some of the national retailers that will be open on Thanksgiving Day, as well as some That will stop.
Which stores are open on Thanksgiving Day 2022?
Although the withdrawal from Thanksgiving Day shopping began days before COVID-19, the pandemic has hastened its decline,
However, in addition to many supermarkets (which fall into a separate category, given that the holiday largely centers around a big meal), the following stores will be open on Thursday, November 24, 2022 (Thanksgiving).
- bass Pro Shops
- Big Lots
- Dollar General*
- Family Dollar*
- five down
- old nasie
- rite aid
- victoria’s secret
*In many communities, these retailers are closest to the grocery store
Which stores are closed on Thanksgiving Day 2022?
If you want to do some late-night shopping, don’t hop in the car after Thanksgiving dinner and assume you can go to the same places you did before the pandemic. This is especially true for these retailers (including some supermarkets), which will remain closed:
- ashley furniture
- bath and body work
- bed Bath and Beyond
- best Buy
- home depot
- old Navy
- Sam’s Club
- tj max
- trader Joe’s