Sam's Club closing a series of locations across the country


Walmart-owned warehouse retailer Sam’s Club announced Thursday morning it is closing locations across the country.

The verified Twitter account for Sam’s Club began replying to followers shortly before 11 a.m. with the following statement:

“After a thorough review of our existing portfolio, we’ve decided to close a series of clubs and better align our locations with our strategy. Closing clubs is never easy and we’re committed to working with impacted members and associates through this transition.”

The Sam’s Club account later sent a Tweet saying:

The Sam’s Club account later sent a Tweet saying:

“Pharmacies will stay open for at least two weeks, and we will work with each state’s Board of Pharmacy to help guide this transition.”

There is no official list of the closings, but employees and customers have been identifying stores that are shutting their doors.

A security officer at the Sam’s Club on Getwell Road in Memphis, Tennessee told 40/29 that location is closed.

The Houston Chronicle reports that three Sam’s Clubs in the Houston area have closed. Employees said they learned of the closings when they showed up for work.

WBAL confirmed the location in Owings Mills, Maryland is closing. WMUR has confirmed the location in Seabrook, New Hampshire will close permanently on January 26, 2018.

Warn notices sent to Ohio show that Sam’s Club locations in Cincinnati and Loveland are closed. WPBF in Florida confirmed that a Sam’s Club in the West Palm area has closed.

Business Insider has a list of the stores it has confirmed are closing:

  • 8801 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99515
  • 355 FL-436, Fern Park, FL 32730
  • 5135 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
  • 2994 Turner Hill Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038
  • 460 S Weber Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446
  • 3015 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46268
  • 10859 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46229
  • 4024 Elkhart Rd #1, Goshen, IN 46526
  • 9598 Cortana Pl, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
  • 9750 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
  • 81 International Dr S, Budd Lake, NJ…


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