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If you were counting on a trip to Walmart to pick up a final Christmas gift or forgotten ingredient, think again.

Christmas is the one day of year that the nation’s largest retailer closes all of its U.S. stores, and several regional and national stores follow suit, including Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Home Depot and more.

According to an analysis by Womply, a small business software provider, 92% of local retailers are closed on Christmas Day.

But there are a few exceptions. Drugstore chains CVS and Walgreens are open and some grocery stores will open with limited hours.

Few restaurants will be open but many convenience stores will be open. Sheetz and Cumberland Farms are even offering an incentive for making a Christmas trip – free coffee. Sheetz’s giveaway is all day and Cumberland Farms is from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

And after closing Wednesday, many stores will open early Thursday for shoppers looking to exchange gifts or take advantage of after Christmas sales.

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7-Eleven: Most locations open 24 hours

Acme:Hours vary.

Albertsons: Hours vary.

Bravo Supermarkets: Some locations open special hours Wednesday.

Casey’s General Store: Stores open at 10 a.m.

Circle K: Hours vary, some open 24 hours. 

Cumberland Farms: Hours vary, some open 24 hours. 

CVS: Most open regular hours though many pharmacies will be closed.

Duane Reade: Hours vary.

Family Dollar: Some locations are open special hours Wednesday. Call your closest location as this information is not online.

Giant Food:Some stores are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, while other locations are closed.

goPuff:The digital on-demand convenience retailer is open Christmas in its 150-plus markets.

Love’s Travel Stops: Open 24 hours.

Pilot Flying J: Most open 24 hours or regular hours.

RaceTrac: Hours vary.

Rite-Aid: Most locations open but hours vary.

Safeway: Hours vary but many are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sheetz: Open 24 hours.

Speedway: Hours vary.

TravelCenters of America: Find holiday hours here.

Vons:Varies, check website.

Walgreens: Most open regular hours though many pharmacies will be closed.

Wawa: Most open 24 hours or regular hours.

More businesses open: Additional stores, gas stations and convenience stores also are expected to be open. Check before heading out.

Day after Christmas store hours

Dec. 26 is a big shopping day for returns. Here’s when major retailers are open, but note hours can vary by location. Store names below link to retailers’ websites.

Academy Sports + Outdoors:8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Apple:Varies, check www.apple.com/retail.

Barnes & Noble: Varies, many open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. or later.

Bass Pro Shops: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bealls Florida:6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bealls Outlet:8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Bed Bath & Beyond: Varies by location.

Belk:8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Best Buy: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Big Lots:7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

BJ’s Wholesale Club: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bloomingdale’s:Varies, many stores open at 8 a.m. 

Boscov’s:7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Burlington:8 to 9 p.m.

buybuy Baby: Varies by location.

Cabela’s: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Conn’s HomePlus:10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Costco:Varies, regular hours

CVS: Most stores open regular hours.

Dick’s Sporting Goods:Stores reopen at 7 a.m.

Dillard’s:9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

DSW: 8 to 10 p.m.

Dunham’s Sports: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Five Below: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Fry’s Electronics:Regular hours, vary

GameStop: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Guitar Center: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Hobby Lobby: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Home Depot:6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Home Goods: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Ikea:10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

J.C. Penney: Stores open at 9 a.m., closing hours vary.

Joann Stores:Varies.

Kirkland’s: Stores open at 10 a.m.

Kmart:Most open regular hours, which vary. 

Kohl’s:8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lord & Taylor:10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Lowe’s:Hours vary, most open at 6 a.m.

Macy’s:7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Marshalls: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Menards: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Michaels:Stores reopen at 7 a.m. 

Microsoft: Varies, check online.

Neiman Marcus:Hours vary, but many stores open at 8 a.m. Thursday.

Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack: Hours vary and posted at www.nordstrom.com.

Office Depot: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Old Navy:Varies, but many open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Petco: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

PetSmart: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Rite-Aid: Hours vary.

Ross: Varies but most stores open at 8 a.m.

Saks Fifth Avenue: Varies, most stores open at 8 a.m.

Sam’s Club: Varies, regular hours.

Sears:Varies.

Shoe Carnival:Varies.

Sierra Trading Post: Varies.

Stage Stores:8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Staples:8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Stein Mart: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Target:7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

TJ Maxx: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Ulta:9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Walgreens: Regular hours.

Walmart: Stores reopen at 6 a.m.

World Market:9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Follow USA TODAY reporter Kelly Tyko on Twitter: @KellyTyko

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