In the last few years, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding retailers who stay open on Thanksgiving in effect making workers skip beloved family time. But now several big retailers have chosen to close down for this traditional family holiday.

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Here a quick list of retailers who will be closed on Thanksgiving day in Tri-Cities:

  • Ace Hardware
  • Costco
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Homegoods
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Petco
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Home Depot
  • JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
  • Mattress Firm
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1
  • REI

According to a news story, I read 

“The growing trend in online shopping for Black Friday and Cyber Monday continues to reflect that most consumers would rather spend the Thanksgiving holiday at home than out in traffic or shopping among strangers,”