THANKSGIVING DAY 2019: Here's a list of store closures

Thanksgiving Day is near, and while many are gearing up for the holiday shopping season, several retailers and restaurants have announced they will remain closed on Thanksgiving.

BestBlackFriday.com compiled a list of retailers that have confirmed whether they will be open or closed for the holiday.

As of October 8, the following stores plan to close on Thanksgiving:

Army and Air Force Exchange Service
Academy Sports and Outdoors
Ace Hardware
BJ's
Bloomingdale's
The Container Store
Costco
Crate & Barrel
Guitar Center
H&M
Half Price Books
Harbor Freight
Hobby Lobby
Home Depot
HomeGoods
IKEA
JOANN
Lowe's
Marshalls
Mattress Firm
Patagonia
Petco
PetSmart
Pier 1
REI
Sam's Club
Sierra Trading Post
Stein Mart
TJ Maxx
True Value

These stores are expected to be closed, based on previous years, according to RetailMeNot:

Barnes & Noble
Bed Bath & Beyond
Cost Plus World Market
Dillard's
Nordstrom
Sprint
T-Mobile
AT&T
Sur La Table
Staples
Office Depot/OfficeMax

Here's a list of popular retailers confirmed to be open for the holiday, according to BestBlackFriday.com:

Best Buy
CVS
Meijer
Walgreens

These are stores expected to be open, based on previous years. according to RetailMeNot and BestBlackFriday.com:

Bass Pro Shop
Big Lots
Gamestop
JCPenny
Kohl's
Macy's
Old Navy
Sears
Target
Walmart