Costco, Home Depot, Ikea among stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, 2018


Retailers are responding to customer backlash over the companies’ quests to make a buck on what is supposed to be a family holiday: Thanksgiving.

Big brands like Costco, Dillard’s, H&M, Home Depot, and Ikea are among 60 stores that have confirmed that they will not open their doors on Turkey Day, according to

List: Stores that will be closed for Thanksgiving 2018

Here’s the full list, which we will update as we learn of other stores:

Thanksgiving store hours have become increasingly controversial, as many view the companies’ bid to conduct business — with hard-to-beat sales, no less — as contributing to a breakdown in family time. As a result many stores have decided to close on Thursday or open late in order to get a jump on Black Friday.

Only a quarter of Americans are in favor of Thanksgiving store openings, according to Meanwhile, 47% of people are against stores opening on Thanksgiving, while 27% were indifferent.

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