BATON ROUGE, LA. – Sam’s Club areas throughout the nation, together with a retailer in Louisiana, abruptly closed Thursday with out warning.
According to WBRZ-TV, customers discovered doorways to Sam’s Club in Baton Rouge locked Thursday. The retailer’s telephone went unanswered, and the situation’s itemizing on the official web site was deleted.
A spokesperson for Sam’s Club informed WBRZ that the closure was introduced Thursday morning at a gathering with staff. The firm says it is going to work with staff to switch them to different Sam’s Club or Walmart shops within the space.
Spokesperson Anne Hatfield stated she was not sure about how many individuals labored on the retailer, however a typical retailer has about 150 staff.
Multiple shops within the throughout the nation skilled related closures.
Employees tell KHOU 11 News in Houston that the shops closed with out discover they usually solely realized concerning the closure once they arrived for work.
A voicemail message on a Metro Atlanta store says “This Sam’s membership is closed efficient January 11” and factors callers to their web site to search out an open location.
The information comes the identical day Sam’s father or mother firm, Walmart, announced raises for some employees.
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