Which Stores Will Be Close On Thanksgiving 2022. Around 2008, the tradition of starting Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving Day began. Still, in recent years, many retailers have returned to the tradition of keeping their doors shut for the holiday so their employees can take a much-needed day off. A growing list of major retailers have announced that they will be closed including, Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Costco, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Lowe’s, Sam’s Club, and Ulta. Stores that will remain open include many grocery chains, like Acme, Kroger, Whole Foods, and Stop & Shop. The retail store that will be open include, Five Below, Michaels, Old Navy, Sears, Big Lots, and Bass Pro Shops. Will you go out on Black Friday? What big deals are you looking to get this year?