Walmart to close 269 stores, 154 in U.S.; 10,000 employees impacted

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NEW YORK — Walmart is closing 154 stores in the U.S., the company announced on Friday.

As part of a “sharpened focus on portfolio management,” the 154 U.S. closures include 102 of its Walmart Express stores, which were opened during a test that started in 2011.

The other closures include 23 Neighborhood Market stores, 12 Supercenters, four Sam’s Club locations, six discount stores, and seven stores in Puerto Rico.

The company said 95 percent of the stores impacted are within 10 miles of another Walmart. The company has not released a list of the stores impacted.

Walmart has 4,500 stores in the U.S.

“Actively managing our portfolio of assets is essential to maintaining a healthy business,” said Doug McMillon, president and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. “Closing stores is never an easy decision, but it is necessary to keep the company strong and positioned for the future. It’s important to remember that we’ll open well more than 300 stores around the world next year. So we are committed to growing, but we are being disciplined about it.”

Walmart intends to open 50 to 60 Supercenters and 85 to 95 Neighborhood Markets over the next 13 months. In the same period, Sam’s Club plans to open at least seven new stores.

In total, approximately 16,000 associates will be impacted by the decision, about 10,000 of them in the U.S.

“The decision to close stores is difficult and we care about the associates who will be impacted,” McMillon said. “We invested considerable time assessing our stores and clubs and don’t take this lightly. We are supporting those impacted with extra pay and support, and we will take all appropriate steps to ensure they are treated well.”

Walmart says no stores in Indiana will be closed.

Here’s the full list of stores impacted by the announcement:

Walmart Express Date closed to public
#2173: 14331 Count Rd. 99, Headland, AL 1/28/2016
#2011: 18 Apple Way, Ashford, AL 1/28/2016
#2165: 952 E. Lawrence Harris Hwy, Slocomb, AL 1/28/2016
#2186: 407 West Washington St., Abbeville, AL 1/28/2016
#2235: 6361 Hwy 72 East Gurley, AL 1/28/2016
#2260: 87395 US Hwy 278, Snead, AL 1/28/2016
#3769: 3530 Cathedral Caverns Hwy, Grant, AL 1/28/2016
#3779: 10188 Hwy 431 South, New Hope, AL 1/28/2016
#2498: 720 N Hwy 71, Mansfield, AR 1/28/2016
#2578: 3500 Mulberry Hwy 64 W, Mulberry, AR 1/28/2016
#2601: 814 W. Main, Charleston, AR 1/28/2016
#2669: 1531 E Hwy 64, Coal Hill, AR 1/28/2016
#3819: 8848 N Hwy 59, Van Buren, AR 1/28/2016
#3878: 5 Hwy 124 West, Damascus, AR 1/28/2016
#4217: 154 E Roller, Decatur, AR 1/28/2016
#3032: 905 S Gentry Blvd, Gentry, AR 1/28/2016
#3033: 800 1st Ave SE, Gravette, AR 1/28/2016
#3034: 881 W Buchanan, Prairie Grove, AR 1/28/2016
#3358: 1113 S.R. 20, Interlachen, FL 1/28/2016
#4265: 1209 East Wade St., Trenton, FL 1/28/2016
#4267: 15726 SE Hwy 19 Cross City, FL 1/28/2016
#4228: 560 S. Broad St., Ellaville, GA 1/28/2016
#4229: 1041 S US Hwy 1, Alma, GA 1/28/2016
#4234: 155 West Washington Ave., Ashburn, GA 1/28/2016
#4251: 398 Barrow Ave SW, Pelham, GA 1/28/2016
#4254: 907 Marianna Hwy, Donalsonville, GA 1/28/2016
#4261: 290 Albany Ave. West, Pearson, GA 1/28/2016
#4263: 142 S. Valdosta Road, Lakeland, GA 1/28/2016
#3065: 3636 N Broadway St., Chicago, IL 1/17/2016
#3039: 225 W Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 1/17/2016
#3369: 900 East Ross Ave., Clearwater, KS 1/28/2016
#4353: 505 Housatonic St., Burlington, KS 1/28/2016
#4360: 705 N High School Ave., Columbus, KS 1/28/2016
#4361: 1105 East 15th St., Ellsworth, KS 1/28/2016
#4362: 120 West Rosewood St., Rose Hill, KS 1/28/2016
#4651: 605 Orchard Drive, Hillsboro, KS 1/28/2016
#3755: 1445 Old Highway 13, Mamou, LA 1/28/2016
#4634: 1506 Main St., Colfax, LA 1/28/2016
#3753: 620 North Hwy 26, Lake Arthur, LA 1/28/2016
#3815: 501 West Hwy 90, Iowa, LA 1/28/2016
#3839: 9181 Hwy 67, Clinton, LA 1/28/2016
#3849: 920 Avenue G, Kentwood, LA 1/28/2016
#3879: 1495 Obrie St., Zwolle, LA 1/28/2016
#4647: 515 3rd St., Independence, LA 1/28/2016
#4269: 224 E Hwy 76, Anderson, MO 1/28/2016
#4270: 508 N Cliffside Dr., Noel, MO 1/28/2016
#4282: 33597 State Hwy 112, Seligman, MO 1/28/2016
#4289: 414 N Elm, Clever, MO 1/28/2016
#3856: 410 2nd St., Belmont, MS 1/28/2016
#3863: 2795 Hwy 371 N, Mantachie, MS 1/28/2016
#3865: 420 E Lee St., Sardis, MS 1/28/2016
#3866: 28191 Hwy 15, Walnut, MS 1/28/2016
#4294: 519 W Veterans Ave., Derma, MS 1/28/2016
#4296: 7104 Will Robbins Hwy, Nettleton, MS 1/28/2016
#3211: 509 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Blvd W, Princeton, NC 1/28/2016
#3249: 511 N Mckinley St., Coats, NC 1/28/2016
#5024: 6043 US Hwy 301 S, Four Oaks, NC 1/28/2016
#3257: 112 N Main St., Broadway, NC 1/28/2016
#5015: 908 E. 4th Ave., Red Springs, NC 1/28/2016
#5017: 7670 Clinton Rd., Stedman, NC 1/28/2016
#7207: 1400 B Broad St., Oriental, NC 1/28/2016
#5138: 702 S. Wall St., Benson, NC 1/28/2016
#2500: 945 Monroe St., Carthage, NC 1/28/2016
#2573: 303 S. Goldsboro St., Pikeville, NC 1/28/2016
#6997: 632 W Swannanoa Ave., Liberty, NC 1/28/2016
#3007: 139 N Hwy 49, Richfield, NC 1/17/2016
#3036: 1593 NC Hwy 86 N, Yanceyville, NC 1/28/2016
#3037: 905 SE 2nd St., Snow Hill, NC 1/28/2016
#3080: 182 NC 102 W, Ayden, NC 1/28/2016
#3121: 189 Hickory Tree Rd., Midway, NC 1/28/2016
#3756: 124 E. Columbia St., Okemah, OK 1/28/2016
#4633: 19250 E Hwy 66, Luther, OK 1/28/2016
#2456: 2310 West Main, Prague, OK 1/28/2016
#2462: 1600 West Hwy 66, Stroud, OK 1/28/2016
#3766: 2324 Seran Drive, Wewoka, OK 1/28/2016
#3767: 812 N Clarence Nash Blvd., Watonga, OK 1/28/2016
#1250: 9032 Hwy 14, Gray Court, SC 1/28/2016
#3798: 7013 S Pine St., Pacolet, SC 1/17/2016
#2375: 4718 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN 1/28/2016
#2413: 523 N Military St., Loretto, TN 1/28/2016
#4301: 400 North Main St., Cornersville, TN 1/28/2016
#4306: 934 Hwy 79, Dover, TN 1/28/2016
#2345: 721 Dale Evans Drive, Italy, TX 1/28/2016
#2349: 221 S State Hwy 274, Kemp, TX 1/28/2016
#2363: 504 W Pine St., Edgewood, TX 1/28/2016
#2364: 301 Hwy 69 S, Whitewright, TX 1/28/2016
#2410: 122 Commercial Ave., Anson, TX 1/28/2016
#2461: 1003 Telephone Cir., Merkel, TX 1/28/2016
#2779: 5 N 14th St., Haskell, TX 1/28/2016
#2863: 1010 N Main St., Winters, TX 1/28/2016
#3820: 501 N Main, Godley, TX 1/28/2016
#3822: 416 N Third St., Grandview, TX 1/28/2016
#3832: 420 S US 69, Leonard, TX 1/28/2016
#3834: 428 N Dallas St., Palmer, TX 1/28/2016
#4312: 440 E Pine St., Frankston, TX 1/28/2016
#4316: 1787 US Hwy 259 S, Diana, TX 1/28/2016
#4320: 1005 Texas Avenue E, Waskom, TX 1/28/2016
#4327: 870 Taylor St., Hughes Springs, TX 1/28/2016
#4331: 914 North Main St., Lone Star, TX 1/28/2016
#4338: 504 WL Doc Dodson, Naples, TX 1/28/2016
#4343: 12522 Fm 1840, Dekalb, TX 1/28/2016
#4345: 114 Redwater Boulevard West, Maud, TX 1/28/2016
Wal-Mart Date closed to public
#2524: 5502 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA 1/28/2016
#2949: 151 E 5th St., Long Beach, CA 1/28/2016
#5457: 8400 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, CA 1/17/2016
#2960: 4101 Crenshaw Blcd., Los Angeles, CA 1/17/2016
#3507: 2701 Port Covington Drive, Baltimore, MD 1/17/2016
#3496: 5825 W Hope Ave., Milwaukee, WI 1/28/2016
Supercenter Date closed to public
#3814 6525 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, AK 2/5/2016
#763: 7201 Aaron Aronov Drive, Fairfield, AL 1/28/2016
#4584: 10400 Highland Rd., Hartland, MI 1/28/2016
#4369: 1010 Martin Luther King Pkwy., Durham, NC 1/28/2016
#2837: 4350 N Nellis Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 1/17/2016
#4342: 22209 Rockside Rd., Bedford, OH 1/28/2016
#2606: 721 US Hwy 321 BYP S Unit, Winnsboro, SC 1/28/2016
#883: 14091 FM 490, Raymondville, TX 1/28/2016
#5493: 7480 Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville, TX 1/28/2016
#5478: 8201 N FM 620, Austin, TX 1/28/2016
#597: 7075 FM 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX 1/28/2016
#3811: 61 Plaza Drive, Kimball, WV 1/28/2016
Neighborhood Market Date closed to public
#5783: 117 Audubon Drive, Maumelle, AR 1/17/2016
#5642: 2408 Lincoln Ave., Altadena, CA 1/28/2016
#5688: 6820 Eastern Ave., Bell Gardens, CA 1/28/2016
#3086: 701 W Cesar E Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, CA 1/17/2016
#5690: 2045 E Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 1/28/2016
#4173 12120 Carson St., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 1/28/2016
#5002, 8196 West Bowles Ave., Littleton, CO 1/17/2016
#3021: 2253 S Monaco Pkwy., Denver, CO 1/28/2016
#2303: 333 N Main St., West Hartford, CT 1/28/2016
#5856: 601 N West St. STE 100, Wichita, KS 1/28/2016
#5860: 9831 E Harry St., Wichita, KS 1/28/2016
#5873: 4794 E 13th, Wichita, KS 1/28/2016
#3097: 8235 SW Apple Way, Portland, OR 1/17/2016
#5995: 17711 Jean Way, Lake Oswego, OR 1/28/2016
#3306 1220 Gallatin Ave., Nashville, TN 1/28/2016
#3171: 2218 Greenville Ave., Dallas (Greenville), TX 1/28/2016
#3451: 2740 Gessner Rd., Houston, TX 1/28/2016
#5985: 2201 West Southlake Blvd., Southlake, TX 1/28/2016
#4126: 1901 S. Texas Ave., Bryan, TX 1/28/2016
#5986: 4268 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX 1/17/2016
#3030: 3850 N 124th St., Wauwatosa, WI 1/28/2016
#3031: N88W15559 Main St., Menomonee Falls, WI 1/28/2016
#5698: S14W22605 Coral Drive, Waukesha, WI 1/28/2016
Amigo Date closed to public
#2343: 7B Calle Munoz Rivera, Villalba, PR 1/28/2016
#2347: Bo Salto Arriba, Utuado, PR 1/28/2016
#2342: PR 14, Parque Industrial, Coamo, PR 1/28/2016
#3667: 1 Ave Monserrate STE 1, Carolina, PR 1/28/2016
#3684: Carr 180 KM 0 HM 2, Salinas, PR 1/28/2016
#3689: Centro Com Rio Grande State, Rio Grande, PR 1/28/2016
#3697: Carr 165 KM 4.7, Toa Alta, PR 1/28/2016
Sam’s Club Date closed to public
#4903: 941 Grinnell St., Fall River, MA 1/28/2016
#6648: 1110 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA 1/28/2016
#6665: 495 Summit Drive, Waterford, MI 1/28/2016
#6681: 25 Pace Blvd., Warwick, RI 1/28/2016