Target, Dick's Sporting Goods Join Walmart by Closing on Thanksgiving

On Monday, Target and Dick's Sporting Goods became the latest major retailers to announce they'll be closed this coming Thanksgiving. "There’s no question, the holiday season is going to be very different this year," Target said in a blog post. "[We're] closing our stores on Thanksgiving Day... This season, you can count on getting extra-big savings without the extra-long lines, with plenty of opportunities to score the best deals on the hottest items both before and after November 26." Target also announced a plan to begin its holiday sales in October to stretch out deals and lessen crowds throughout the season. Last week, Walmart likewise announced its stores, including Sam's Club outposts, will be closed on Thanksgiving to thank employees for going above and beyond during the pandemic. Read more here