GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Wednesday, CBL Properties announced most of their shopping centers and malls will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The businesses will close Thanksgiving Day and open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday, November 24.

The company released this statement about their decision:

“The support that we received last year when we made this decision was overwhelmingly positive,” said Stephen Lebovitz, President and CEO, CBL Properties, “It is based on this feedback from our retail partners, employees of CBL and retailers at our properties, as well as the customers in our markets that we made the decision to again close our centers on Thanksgiving Day.”

Department stores, movie theaters, restaurants, and retailers with exterior entrances will have the option to open their stores on Thursday. Patrons should check their local center’s website for more specific information.

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Click here for a list of CBL properties.

Last week other big box and chain stores announced they will be closing on Thanksgiving Day.

Here's a list of some of those stores:

  • Cost Plus World Market
  • Costco
  • Crate and Barrel
  • DSW – Designer Shoe Warehouse
  • H&M
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • IKEA
  • JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores
  • Lowe’s
  • Marshalls
  • Office Depot and OfficeMax
  • Party City
  • Petco
  • PetSmart
  • Pier 1 Imports
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club
  • Staples
  • The Container Store
  • TJ Maxx

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