Macy's will open on Thanksgiving Day

Carla Harmon
October 18, 2017

Though Macy's hasn't officially made an announcement, the experts at Best Black Friday have confirmed the opening times with Macy's stores across four states (most likely all stores will follow the same schedule).

At least one website, BestBlackFriday.com is already reporting that Macy's is planning to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day this year.


Many have expressed their dismay will stores opening doors on Thanksgiving Day, but Macy's is clearly reluctant to hold off until Black Friday.

We're inching closer and closer to Black Friday and Thanksgiving and that begs the question - which retailers will stay open and which will close their doors for the holiday? In previous years, Macy's had opened at 6 p.m. on the holiday. OPEN THANKSGIVINGCVS GameStop Macy's - Open at 5 p.m. Prior to that year, the company was opening an hour later for the sales event at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving.


Hours at the department store will vary by location, according to Best Black Friday co-owner Phillip Dengler, who first reported the news to Retail Dive. Some stores that closed a year ago, but have not announced their intentions for this Thanksgiving include Barnes & Noble, Target, REI, and Talbots. This allows holiday shoppers to grab gifts cheap before Christmas.

Black Friday will take place on November 24 this year. The event has been moving closer and closer to Thanksgiving and now many stores start their sales on Thanksgiving day.


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