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What's open? Your guide to Thanksgiving Day shopping in the St. Louis area

What's open? Your guide to Thanksgiving Day shopping in the St. Louis area

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Early shoppers at Premium Outlets

LaQuadra Burnett (left) and Jared Fulks of St. Louis city left their home at 6 a.m. to begin their shopping day standing in a line at the Coach store at St. Louis Premium Outlets on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 The outdoor mall opened Thanksgiving night and remained open through Black Friday. Photo by Robert Cohen,

ST. LOUIS — Area stores are ramping up for post-Thanksgiving shopping, and some will be ready for customers as early as Thursday.

Big Lots and Dollar General will open at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving, and Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores will open at 8 a.m. At 2 p.m. J.C. Penney will open, and at 3 p.m. GameStop and Old Navy will open.

More major players open their doors at 5 p.m., including Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Best Buy, Macy’s, Michael’s, Kohl’s and DSW.

Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Five Below open at 6 p.m.

St. Louis Premium Outlets in Chesterfield will also open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, and will stay open past midnight into Black Friday.

The Alton Square Mall will be open from 6 p.m. until midnight on Thanksgiving, and will open at 7 a.m. for Black Friday.

Walmart hours vary by location, but can be found online or through the store finder feature on the Walmart app.

Others will not open on Thanksgiving:

CBL Properties’ four area malls — West County Center, South County Center, Mid Rivers Mall and St. Clair Square — will all be closed on Thanksgiving. All four will open at 6 a.m. Friday.

The St. Louis Galleria and Plaza Frontenac will also be closed on Thanksgiving, and will open at 8 a.m. Friday.

Some anchor stores will be open, even if the interior of the mall is closed.

Seventeen percent of consumers plan to shop on Thanksgiving this year, up from 13% in 2017, according to a Visa analysis.

Forty-three percent plan to shop on Black Friday.

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