What stores are open? Your guide to “Black Thursday” shopping

Posted at 10:23 AM, Nov 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-28 13:09:57-05

What is open, and at what time? We took action and found answers.

Will you be shopping on Thanksgiving? Well, some die-hard shoppers started camping out in front of an Ohio Best Buy as early as last week to nab its popular doorbuster deals on big-screen TVs, laptops,video games and other electronics, such as a $500 55-inch LG flat-screen TV, according to CNN.

If you are as excited to shop as some of those folks, here’s a look at the top retailers open Thanksgiving to kick-off the Black Friday weekend:

1. Best Buy

Thanksgiving day opening: 6:00 p.m.

Best Buy announced that more than 1,000 stores will be open all night on Thanksgiving, starting at 6 p.m., and close on Friday at 10 p.m.

2. J.C. Penney

Thanksgiving day opening: 8:00 p.m.

J.C. Penney will open retail stores 10 hours earlier than last year.

3. Kohl’s

Thanksgiving day opening: 8:00 p.m.

Most Kohl’s stores will open Thursday evening at 8 p.m. and close again at midnight on Black Friday.

4. Macy’s

Thanksgiving day opening: 8:00 p.m.

5. Sears and Kmart

Thanksgiving day opening:  6:00 a.m. at Kmart Stores and 8:00 p.m. at Sears stores

Sears stores at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open until 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Kmart stores  will open at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and remain open for 41 hours, until 11 p.m. Friday night.

6. Target

Thanksgiving day opening: 8:00 p.m.

The stores will remain open all night and close on Black Friday at 11 p.m.

7. Toys R Us

Opens: 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day

9. The Gap/Old Navy/Banana Republic

Thanksgiving day opening: 9:00 a.m. at Old Navy stores

Banana Republic will open at 8 p.m. Thursday and The Gap opens at 10 p.m..

10. Walmart

Thanksgiving day opening: Specials begin at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Many stores open 24 hrs.)