Prepare your wallets, the holiday shopping season is underway this week.  One change from last year is the Lansing Mall and Meridian Mall will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Here's a list of some of the stores open across the Greater Lansing region: All Meijer locations will open at 6 a.m.

Dollar General and Big Lots will open their doors at 7 a.m.  Walgreen's and Family Dollar will open at 8 a.m.

Staples will open at noon, while all JC Penney locations will open for business at 2 p.m.  Click here on the Lansing State Journal for all other stores that will be open for business on Thanksgiving Day.