Macy’s opening an hour earlier on Thanksgiving

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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015 file photo, shoppers carry bags as they cross a pedestrian walkway near Macy's in Herald Square in New York. The unseasonably warm weather has left some people feeling cold about holiday shopping. Sales of cold-weather items have been particularly icy. Sales of women's boots in New York, are down 24 percent for the first half of December, according to Planalytics, a weather forecasting firm for retailers. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

(WISH) – Macy’s department stores plan to open an hour earlier on Thanksgiving day this year.¬†This goes against some other retailers who announced they will be closed for the holiday.

According to, Macys’ will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.

In 2014 and 2015, the department store opened its doors at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

Last week, HH Greg announced it will be closed on Thanksgiving day, and earlier this month the Mall of America said it will not open on the holiday either.