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Sam's Club closing dozens of stores

USA TODAY - 12 Jan 2018
"We will be closing some clubs, and we notified them today. We'll convert some of them into eCommerce fulfillment centers - to better serve the growing number of members shopping with us online and continue scaling the business.'' News of ...
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Will millennials kill Costco and Sam's Club?

SFGate - 19 Jan 2018
There's a Costco to one side of Gwendolyn Hammer's house and a Sam's Club to the other. But when the 28-year-old needs 12-packs of paper towels, or 36 rolls of toilet paper, she heads online instead. Once a month she uses her smartphone to place a bulk ...
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What Are The Implications Of Wal-Mart's Sam's Club Closures?

Forbes - 16 Jan 2018
Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) recently announced that it will be closing 63 Sam's Club locations and potentially laying off thousands of employees. This was an unexpected move, as many workers were not given much notice. The retailer cited slow growth and ...
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Here's why Walmart is closing 63 Sam's Club stores

Markets Insider - 16 Jan 2018
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Comings & Goings: Sam's Club to close Matteson store

Chicago Tribune - 16 Jan 2018
Sam's Club said each warehouse store employs about 150 people and the company would work to transfer workers to other stores. South suburban Sam's Club stores in Tinley Park, Calumet City, Evergreen Park, Joliet and Hodgkins will remain open. Sam's ...
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Loyal Sam's Club Members Lament the Loss of a Trusted Friend

New York Times - 13 Jan 2018
Tell that to the shoppers at Sam's Club. Walmart's quiet shuttering of 63 Sam's Club stores on Thursday — hours after trumpeting its plans to raise wages — sent shock waves through the ardent customer base of the membership-only chain. Patrons ...
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What-now letters hitting members' mailboxes from Sam's Club

New Haven Register - 17 Jan 2018
“Serving you and the community has been a great pleasure, and we thank you for being a loyal Sam's Club member. As our valued Sam's Club member, you'll still be our number one priority and will have many ways to shop and save with us,” writes Taylor ...
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Sam's Club shuttering in Alaska shakes businesses statewide

CBS News - 15 Jan 2018
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA — Sam's Club announced that it will close its three Alaska stores by Jan. 26. In response, hundreds of people visited the Fairbanks warehouse on Friday for a liquidation sale that symbolized a shift in suppliers for many businesses ...
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Sam's Club and Walmart Face a PR Disaster Caused by Bad HR - 15 Jan 2018
And the Sam's Club method of just locking the doors? Well, you've not only got employees who will live tweet, you have customers who will live tweet. That news is going public faster. And that means that some employees will find out from the internet ...

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