Walmart, and Target have most notably joined the Thanksgiving Day closure bandwagon in 2020, after months of essential demand during the ongoing pandemic.

Kohl's, Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Ulta and Value City Furniture also have been added to the long list of businesses giving their staff a day to stay home.

CVS and Walgreen's stores around New Jersey will be open for Thanksgiving, as well as at least some Harmon Face Values locations, while grocery stores including Wegman's, Whole Foods and Stop & Shop are closing earlier than usual.

Other stores closed for Thanksgiving 2020 include:

  • BJ’s Whole Sale Club
  • Costco
  • Five Below
  • Sam’s Club
  • Michael's
  • Joann Fabric and Craft Stores
  • Hobby Lobby
  • PetSmart
  • Petco
  • Home Depot
  • Lowe’s
  • IKEA
  • HomeGoods
  • HomeSense
  • Marshall’s
  • TJ Maxx
  • Bed, Bath, and Beyond
  • Crate and Barrel
  • PC Richard and Son
  • Party City
  • Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • DSW
  • Staples
  • Office Depot
  • Raymour & Flanagan
  • Ethan Allen

NJ Black Friday shopping amid COVID