A shopper pulls two shopping carts full of items at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Denver.(Photo: MATTHEW STAVER | BLOOMBERG)
DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Wal-Mart Stores
Inc. -- facing growing competition and pivoting to e-commerce sales -- will close 269 stores worldwide.
The company -- the nation's largest retailer and Colorado's biggest private employer -- says 154 of the stores to be closed are in the United States, some within weeks.The closures said about 10,000 of its U.S. workers will be "impacted" by the closures.
It was not immediately clear how many of the stores to be closed, if any, are in Colorado, where the Arkansas-based company employs some 25,000 people.
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