hhgregg plans to be closed on Thanksgiving Day

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INDIANAPOLIS (WSLS 10) - In a trend among retailers, hhgregg announced on Tuesday that it will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

The company said in a release that the announcement makes them the first major electronics retailer to announce a Thanksgiving Day closure.

"We stand behind our core values and beliefs of being a family-first company," said Bob Riesbeck, President and CEO of hhgregg. "It's important to us that our associates are able to be home with their families on Thanksgiving, and we are encouraging our customers to do the same – knowing great deals will be available online, on Black Friday and through the weekend."

hhgregg is not alone in being closed on the Thursday.

A.C. Moore, Barnes & Noble, Cabela's, Costco, Lowe's, Staples and T.J. Maxx are just some of the other major retailers who will not be open on Thanksgiving, according to BFAds.net.

hhgregg's holiday hours:

  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving: CLOSED – visit hhgregg.com
  • Black Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.