Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees

Management will attempt to transfer current employees to other Sam's Clubs or Walmarts nearby. Employees there will be offered available positions at area Sam's Club and Walmart locations and will receive compensation for at least 60 days from Thursday, she said. On average, about 150 employees work at Sam's Clubs location, she added.

On Thursday evening a press release was issued in which Walmart, the owner of Sam's Club, said that 12 of the 63 stores would be converted to fulfillment centers.

"After a thorough review of our existing portfolio, we've chose to close a series of clubs and better align our locations with our strategy", the chain said in a tweet Thursday.

Walmart says that after the closings it will have 597 clubs.

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Walmart has invested $2.7 billion in higher wages and training for workers to lower turnover and make the shopping experience more appealing.

"The retail industry is as dynamic as I've ever seen and I don't necessarily mean that in a good way", Klepper-Smith said. Cadden said warehouse clubs, along with luxury goods retailers, have been among the top performers in the retail business. Out of necessity or protest, many customers quickly jumped ship to competitors like Costco.

Despite the loyalty it engenders from members, Sam's Club has "underperformed peers" financially, according to Oliver Chen, an analyst with Cowen.

"This is about the evolution of retail", said Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute.

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"We're actively managing our portfolio in Sam's just as we are in Walmart", Garcia said.

The store will close to the public by January 26, Walmart spokeswoman Laura Ladd Poff said, offering no details on the number of employees at the location. Sam's Club members can request a membership refund at any time. Customers who spoke to the New Haven Register said they felt betrayed and angry.

Read the full story at the New Haven Register.

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