What better way to ring in the new year than with a little shopping? Even though New Year’s Day is a federal holiday, there are plenty of stores open for business. The tricky part is just figuring out their hours. While most stores operate on their regular or Sunday hours, that can vary by location. To make sure no one pulls up to locked doors, a link to each retailer’s store locator has been provided. Check out the list below and Happy New Year!
Best Buy: Most stores will open a little later than normal at 10 a.m. Friday and close early for the holiday at 7 p.m. Be sure to check the local store hours. [ Store locator]
Big Lots: Most stores will be open Friday and operate with their regular hours. That means the doors will remain unlocked from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. [ Store locator]
B.J.’s: Stores will be open Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. [ Store locator]
Costco: Shoppers better head to Costco early. The store is closed Friday and will only stay open until 6 p.m. Thursday. [ Store locator]
CVS: Luckily for last minute shoppers, CVS will remain open. If it’s not a 24-hour store, it will still probably operate with its regular hours. [ Store locator]
Giant: Shoppers can get an early start at Giant since most stores will open Friday at 6 a.m. The pharmacy will have a later start, operating from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. [ Store locator]
Hobby Lobby: Shoppers will have to head to Hobby Lobby early if they want to make a purchase. They have reduced hours on Thursday and Friday, closing at 5:30 p.m. [ Store locator]
Kmart: Most stores will be open during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday. Some might open at 6:30 a.m. [ Store locator]
Rite Aid: Most stores will operate under typical business hours Thursday and Friday, being open 24-hours in some locations. [ Store locator]
Sam’s Club: Like Costco, all Sam’s Club stores will close early Thursday at 6 p.m. and remain closed Friday. [ Store locator]
Target: Stores will close early Thursday, but will open their doors New Year’s Day at 8 a.m. [ Store locator]
Toys R Us: Most stores reportedly will close early Thursday, but they will open at their regular time Friday. [ Store locator]
Walgreens: If it’s a 24-hours location, it will remain this way Thursday and Friday. [ Store locator]
Walmart: The 24-hour locations will continue to run this way. Some stores might close at 8 p.m., but be open Friday. Since the location will determine the hours, check the store locator before heading out.
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