The NYC Chain Retailers From Harlem To Hollis Closing For Thanksgiving

The biggest shopping occasion of the year is almost here. But if you plan to hit the stores soon after you’ve recovered from your Thanksgiving food coma, know that many retailers in NYC plan to stay closed on Turkey Day.

A list compiled by tallying the stores closed on Thanksgiving has found that dozens of retailers will be closed on November 28, 2019. says it confirmed each store’s closed status with a representative or PR contact. The list also includes big-name grocery stores, including H&M’s, Raymour & Flanagan Furniture, that will be closed on Thanksgiving.

Here’s the list of stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving in NYC, according to

  • Ace Hardware
  • AT&T (Company-owned stores)
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bob’s Discount Furniture
  • Burlington
  • Costco
  • Crate and Barrel
  • Dressbarn (the majority of stores)
  • Guitar Center
  • H&M
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Mattress Firm
  • Nordstrom
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • P.C. Richard & Son
  • Pep Boys
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Raymour & Flanagan Furniture | Mattresses
  • REI
  • Sprint (Retail stores closed unless mall says otherwise; mall kiosks may open)
  • Staples
  • TJ Maxx
  • Trader Joe’s
  • West Marine

The common theme found was that most retailers staying closed on Thanksgiving were doing so to allow employees to spend time with their families reports Patch.

You can also see a list of stores that will be open on Thanksgiving and a list of Black Friday store hours via

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