The debate on whether or not stores should be open on Thanksgiving has been going on for years.  Many people believe that store employees should be allowed to celebrate the holiday at home with friends and family.

According to USAToday.com. here is a list of national retail chains that will be closed on Thanksgiving:

  • Ace Hardware
  • Aldi
  • Apple
  • At Home
  • Barnes & Noble
  • BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Boscov's
  • Burlington
  • Costco
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • Ikea
  • Joann
  • Lowe's
  • Marshalls
  • Nordstrom
  • Nordstrom Rack
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1
  • Sam’s Club
  • TJ Maxx
  • Trader Joe’s

For a list of stores that will be open on Thanksgiving, click here.