New Year’s Day is the time for fresh starts, good intentions and, for some of us, swooping on the January sales and returning Christmas gifts that didn’t quite hit the mark.
But as New Year’s Day is a public holiday, it’s easy to get caught out by store closures.
Below, we’ve rounded up the opening times of some of the country’s most popular stores. We’ve also highlighted some spots which you might not expect to be shut.
Banana Republic: Opening times dependent on location.
Belk: The department store is open from 10am to 7pm on New Year’s Day.
Best Buy: Most stores are open 24/7 as usual, but check ahead before visiting your nearest, as some locations may be bound by local ordinances, landlord regulations, or restricted mall times.
Dick’s Sporting Goods: Open 9am to 7pm.
Dillard’s: Opening hours dependent on location.
Dollar General: Stores will be open as normal.
Goodwill: All stores and donation centres closed.
Hobby Lobby: Stores open from 9am to 5:30pm.
HomeGoods: Open 9:30am to 6pm but some stores may have different time.
Homesense: Open 9:30am to 6pm but some locations will vary.
JCPenney: Open 10am to 9pm.
Kmart: Open 10am to 7pm in most locations, according to a spokesperson.
Kohl’s: Open 9am to 10 pm, but individal store hours may vary by location. Find local hours check the Kohl’s Store Locator.
Lowe’s: On New Year’s Day, stores will open at 9am and close at 6pm.
Macy’s: Stores will operate with regular hours on New Year’s Day, which for most stores means 10am to 8, 9 or 9:30pm, according to a spokesperson.
Marshalls: Open from 9:30pm to 6pm, but check your nearby store before heading out.
Michaels: Stores will be open from 10am to 7pm.
Nordstrom: Open New Year’s Day, with hours varying depending on location. A spokeswoman recommended looking up individual store hours on the Nordstrom online directory.
Office Depot/OfficeMax: Stores open 11am to 6pm on New Year’s Day.
Old Navy: Stores open 10am to 7pm local time. But check local listens as hours may vary, a spokesperson told Newsweek.
PetSmart: Opening times vary based on location. Reach out to your local store for specific hours.
Publix: Dependent on location. Most stores open at 7am. Lakeland and Jacksonville divisions close at 7pm; Miami at 8pm; while other stores shut at 9pm.
Sam’s Club: Stores closed on New Year’s Day.
Sears: Most stores will be open from 10am to 7pm.
Sierra Trading Post: Most locations open 9:30am to 6pm, but some stores may vary.
Staples: Sunday hours, which differ depending on the location.
Stop and Shop: Stores open as normal, with pharmacies operating from 10am to 3pm.
Target: Regular service hours will resume from New Year’s Day, which are different at each store.
T.J. Maxx: Open 9:30am to 6pm, but check your local store.
Walmart: Operating with normal business hours depending on location.