Walmart’s Financial Woes Force Store Shutdowns”

  • Walmart is closing 22 stores in 14 states and DC due to poor financial performance.
  • The latest closure is a Neighborhood Market in Richmond, Virginia.
  • Hundreds of workers will be laid off at five e-commerce fulfillment centers.
  • Walmart cited underperformance as the reason for closing four stores in Chicago.
  • Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar are the three main dollar store chains.
  • Dollar General stores have been reported to be chaotic and messy.
  • Dollar stores have become popular in the US and are expanding rapidly.
  • The differences between the three chains were explored through visits to their stores.
  • Walmart also ended its pick-up only locations in Illinois and Arkansas and laid off workers at e-commerce fulfillment centers.
  • A list of the specific store closures in various states was provided.

Here are the latest store closings: 

  • Arkansas:
  • 3701 SE Dodson Road, Bentonville (Pick-up only concept)
  • DC:
  • 99 H Street NW, Washington
  • Georgia:
  • 1801 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta
  • 835 M.L.K. Jr Dr NW, Atlanta
  • Florida:
  • 6900 US Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park (Neighborhood Market concept)
  • Hawaii:
  • 1032 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu
  • Illinois:
  • 17550 South Halsted St, Homewood
  • 12690 S. Route 59, Plainfield
  • 840 N. McCormick Blvd, Lincolnwood (Pick-up only concept)
  • 1511 Camp Jackson Road, Cahokia
  • 8431 S. Stewart Ave, Chicago
  • 4720 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago
  • 2844 N. Broadway, Chicago
  • 2551 W. Cermak Road, Chicago
  • Indiana:
  • 3701 Portage Road, South Bend
  • Kansas:
  • 10303 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, Kansas City (Neighborhood Market concept)
  • Minnesota:
  • 1200 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center
  • New Mexico:
  • 301 San Mateo Blvd. SE, Albuquerque
  • Oregon:
  • 4200 82nd Ave. SE, Portland
  • 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr., Portland
  • Texas:
  • 24919 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy (Neighborhood Market concept)
  • Virginia:
  • 5221 Brook Rd, Richmond (Neighborhood Market concept)
  • Washington:
  • 11400 Hwy. 99, Everett
  • Wisconsin:
  • 10330 W. Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee

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