PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Walmart is closing 63 Sam’s Clubs across the country, four of which are in Arizona.
The locations set to close are in Chandler, Scottsdale, Casa Grande and Prescott Valley.
- 1375 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85286
- 15255 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
- 2425 E Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85194
- 5757 E State Route 69, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
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Sam’s Club announced the closure of their clubs Thursday.
According to Sam’s Club spokeswoman, Delila Garcia, the clubs will close on Jan. 26.
The company did say its pharmacies will stay open for “at least two weeks.”.
12 of the impacted clubs will be converted to eCommerce fulfillment centers.
In a press release, Walmart stated the action was taken after a thorough performance review.
“We know this is difficult news for our associates and we are working to place as many of them as possible at nearby locations. Our focus today has been on those associates and their communities, and communicating with them,” said John Furner, president and CEO of Sam’s Club.
The closures were announced on the same day Walmart announced it boosted starting pay to $11 an hour and offered one-time bonuses to some of its employees.
Sam’s Club will have 597 locations remaining.
Via AZFamily 3TV& CBS5