Friday, January 15, 2016

Walmart to shutter two Sam's Club stores in Mass., cutting nearly 300 jobs

A worker moves a stray shopping cart outside a Walmart location in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, May 15, 2015.Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s plans to shutter 154 stores in the U.S., shedding 10,000 workers domestically, will hit Massachusetts.

The Arkansas-based retail giant has 64 of its Walmart stores in the Bay State, but all are unaffected by the announcement, according to a spokesman for the retailer. But locations of the company's members-only Sam's Club in Fall River and Seekonk will close on Jan. 28 — two of the four across the country that will shut down. Another Sam's Club in Warwick, Rhode Island will also shut its doors.. . . more

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