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These Stores Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving Day

They are not fond of disrupting holiday festivities!

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These stores are saying no!

It seems that every year, stores have been opening up earlier and earlier for customers to get those insane Black Friday deals. Some stores are even bold enough to open up for customers starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day! However, there are some stores (even our favorite DIY stores!) putting their foot down and staying closed on this iconic holiday. Here’s why some stores have decided to stay closed on Thanksgiving.

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Ace Hardware and are the ultimate sources for customers when it comes to Black Friday news and deals. came out with the original list of store closures for the holiday. Ace Hardware is on the list, which is not surprising after last year’s closing as well. Ace Hardware’s President and CEO released a statement stating “the thought of luring our neighbors out of their homes in a frenzied hunt for doorbusters, away from the warmth of their family, friends and time of thanksgiving, is something we simply can’t rationalize.”

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Acme Tools

If you’re a lover of tools, than you probably very familiar with Acme Tools. This store will also be closed on Thanksgiving Day. However, a quick glance at Acme Tool’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals from last year is proof that this year’s deals will be worth the wait.

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Tractor Supply Co.

Tractor Supply Company will be closed on Thanksgiving, but never fear! It looks like they will be having a HUGE sale between November 22 and November 26. November 22 is indeed on Thanksgiving, so we’re thinking there may be some early online deals heading your way.

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Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club has made it very clear that they are closed on Thanksgiving in their annual holiday hours. They will open up on Black Friday starting at 7 a.m, while the online sale starts 12:01 a.m. EST on Thanksgiving.

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Costco has also made it very clear that stores will be closed up on Thanksgiving every single year in their Warehouse Hours & Holiday Closures. Back in 2014, a Costco spokesperson had said “our employees work especially hard during the holiday season and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families. Nothing more complicated than that.”

Avid Costco shopper? Here are 12 things Costco employees won’t tell you.

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BJ’s Wholesale Club

BJ’s is another wholesale club that will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The store posted a press release on Oct. 1 stating that the store will open up at 7 a.m. on Black Friday, and will release Black Friday Steals starting at 12:01 on Thanksgiving. “Thanksgiving provides a tremendous opportunity for family and friends to gather together and enjoy the holiday,” said Jeff Desroches, executive vice president, club operations officer, in the press release. “It’s important to us that our Team Members and members are given this time with their loved ones.

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Menard’s will be closed on Thanksgiving, but by the looks of it, they are already gearing up for Black Friday online! Menard’s will open up at 6 a.m. on Black Friday.

Did you know Menards is considered one of the best home improvement stores in the Midwest?

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Hobby Lobby

You can snag those Hobby Lobby deals starting at 8 a.m. on Black Friday! In the past, Hobby Lobby has offered sales up to 50 percent off for home decorations, Christmas items, and other incredible home improvement deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Lowe’s may be closed on Thanksgiving, but they’re not messing around when it comes to sales. The Black Friday Deals page on the Lowe’s website entices people to take advantage of the deals now, and to be mentally ready for the incredible Black Friday deals to come on Nov. 23.

Need some gift inspiration? These are the 50 hottest Holiday gifts from Lowe’s.

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Home Depot

Home Depot is getting ready for Black Friday crazy-ness with a landing page on their site. With a long list of FAQ’s and a few pointers on why Home Depot is the best place to shop for Black Friday, this store is getting shoppers ready for the great deals ahead.

Can’t make it to Home Depot on Black Friday? This is actually the best time to go to The Home Depot.

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True Value

True Value is also staying true to their values (get it?) by staying closed on Thanksgiving. But the eight pages of advertisements is proof that True Value is geared up for Black Friday this year. Store hours vary on location for the store, however, you can actually start Black Friday shopping with True Value on Nov. 12, so mark the calendar!

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