A growing number of major retailers say they won't be open on Thanksgiving Day this year.The move reverses a trend that has popped up in recent years, as chains eager to get first dibs on consumers' holiday spending cash threw open their doors earlier and earlier. They include Best Buy, Kohl's, JCPenney and Macy's.While many shoppers loved the idea, employees in many cases didn't. That's because it meant they missed out on celebrations with their own families.The list of stores that won't be open this year includes many familiar names, Tampa, Florida, TV station WTVT reports, including:- Ace Hardware- Costco- HomeGoods- Home Depot- Ikea- Lowe's- Staples- Stein Mart- T.J. MaxxThey join chains such as Hobby Lobby that have steadfastly refused to open on Thanksgiving, instead opting to wait until Black Friday to offer their best Black Friday deals.Citing a survey by BestBlackFriday.com, a site that monitors Black Friday prices, WTVT says 70% of shoppers believe stores shouldn't be open on Thanksgiving.Thanksgiving this year is Nov. 28.
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