Electronics retailer Hhgregg has joined the club of retailers saying "no thanks" to Thanksgiving shopping.
Hhgregg's Thanksgiving hours had been growing steadily longer since 2011, when stores opened at midnight on Black Friday. Each of the last two years, stores opened at 4 p.m., said Bob Riesbeck, Hhgregg's president and CEO since February.
"It's just crept in and gotten to be more of a distraction for our associates and more of a source of displeasure from a family standpoint," he said.
The Indianapolis-based retailer, which has 16 Chicago-area stores, isn't alone in shuttering on the holiday. Although 85 percent of retailers plan to be open...