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  • All Portland Walmart Stores To “Permanently Close” Amid Shoplifting and Retail Theft Wave

    03/04/2023 5:39:36 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 03/04/2023 | Tyler Durden
    In order to address the issue of shoplifting and retail theft, the final two Walmart stores in the city of Portland will shutter their doors in late March. FOX 12 Oregon reported that the Walmart locations at 1123 North Hayden Meadows Drive and 4200 Southeast 82nd Avenue at the Eastport Plaza would close on Mar. 24. "The decision to close these stores was made after a careful review of their overall performance. We consider many factors, including current and projected financial performance, location, population, customer needs, and the proximity of other nearby stores when making these difficult decisions. After we...
  • Walmart Set to Close All Stores in Portland amid Record-Breaking Retail Theft

    03/04/2023 1:41:07 PM PST · by grundle · 93 replies
    Fox News via Yahoo ^ | March 4, 2023 | Ari Blaff
    Walmart announced its plan to close its final two locations in Portland, Ore., at the end of March following underwhelming financial results. “We have nearly 5,000 stores across the U.S. and unfortunately some do not meet our financial expectations,” the corporation said in a statement according to KPTV. “While our underlying business is strong, these specific stores haven’t performed as well as we hoped.” The closures, which will result in nearly 600 employees being laid off, come after a statement by Walmart CEO Doug McMillion in December 2022 noting that record-breaking retail theft had undercut the company’s economic performance of...
  • All Walmart Stores In Portland Permanently Close

    03/03/2023 4:45:04 PM PST · by Golden Eagle · 80 replies
    En Vogue ^ | March 3, 2023 | En Vogue
    The city of Portland will no longer have any more Walmart stores. At the end of March, all Walmart stores within Portland’s city limits will officially close. In statement Walmart revealed “The decision to close these stores was made after a careful review of their overall performance. We consider many factors, including current and projected financial performance, location, population and customer needs.” Portland has been the center of ANTIFA and BLM terrorism over the last several years. People who live near the stores that are closing say the closure is going to have a big impact on them and low-income...
  • Walmart to close Portland stores at Delta Park, Eastport Plaza

    03/02/2023 9:54:02 PM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 38 replies
    Oregon Live ^ | February 23rd, 2023 | Kristine de Leon
    Walmart is closing its stores in North and Southeast Portland, saying the two locations have not met financial expectations. The retail giant said it plans to shutter the stores at the Delta Park and Eastport Plaza shopping centers, including their pharmacies, on March 24. The company said it would work with its staff to instruct customers on how to transfer prescriptions to pharmacies of their choice. “There is no single cause for why a store closes – we do a thorough review of how a store performs and weigh many factors before making the difficult decision to close a facility,”...
  • Portland's mayor turns down Nike's request for help with theft, Walmart closing remaining stores in the city

    03/02/2023 8:18:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/02/2023 | John Sexton
    Earlier this week Jazz Shaw wrote about an unusual request made by Nike directly to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. Nike’s store in Northeast Portland has been closed for months because of ongoing retail theft and the company wrote to ask if it could either pay to hire additional cops to patrol the area or pay off duty cops to do so. Today, Mayor Wheeler said no.Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has asked Nike to reopen its shuttered community store in Northeast Portland “on a limited basis,” even though he says the city can’t meet the company’s request to detail off-duty police...
  • These Are All the Walmart Locations Closing Forever by March 10

    02/22/2023 7:09:06 AM PST · by Red Badger · 62 replies ^ | FEBRUARY 14, 2023 | By ABBY REINHARD
    Last week, news broke that multiple Walmart stores across the U.S. would be closing their doors. The retailer previously said that there's no single reason for the closures, only that decisions were made following a "thorough review process," per a statement to Footwear News. According to Walmart, the stores on the chopping block are "underperforming." "We are grateful to the customers who have given us the privilege of serving them," Felicia McCranie, director of global communications at Walmart, said in a statement to Best Life. "We look forward to serving them at our other stores in the surrounding communities and...
  • Chicago: You Know Your City's in Trouble When Even Your Walmarts Are Leaving

    02/20/2023 5:29:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/20/2023 | Mike Miller
    Let’s be brutally honest, shall we? And I mean to cast no aspersions on Walmart, but when even Walmart finally packs up and skedaddles out of your city, it’s a strong indication that your city is in pretty bad shape. And when Lori Lightfoot is your mayor, you live in Chicago, and you know exactly what I’m talking about.Closing stores isn’t rare for Walmart, particularly given its more than 5,000 stores nationwide. As ABC affiliate WLS-TV in Chicago reported the giant retailer closed 160 stores over the past couple of years, but with 5,000 stores the company has to be...
  • Walmart Closings in Illinois: 3 Chicago-Area Walmarts Set to Close

    02/13/2023 6:47:45 AM PST · by PBRCat · 62 replies
    NBC Channel 5 ^ | February 19, 2023 | Peter Marzano
    Some suburban Chicago shoppers will soon have one less option nearby to buy groceries and other goods: Walmart. According to a Wednesday announcement from the retail giant, Walmart will including one of the company's first pick-up store in Lincolnwood, located at 6840 N. McCormick Blvd. The other two closures are planned for the Plainfield Walmart, at 12690 S. Route 59, and Homewood, at 17550 S. Halsted St. “We are grateful to the customers who have given us the privilege of serving them at our Homewood, Lincolnwood, and Plainfield locations. We look forward to serving them at our other stores in...
  • Walmart to Close Multiple Stores After They ‘Fail to Meet Financial Expectations’

    02/11/2023 6:27:52 AM PST · by CFW · 100 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 2/11/23 | Katabella Roberts
    Retail giant Walmart is set to shutter multiple stores across three states after they failed to perform as well as expected, a company spokesperson has confirmed. A Walmart in southeast Albuquerque, New Mexico, is closing down in March after underperforming, as is the South Halsted Street, Homewood store in Illinois. One store located at West Silver Spring Drive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is also shuttering next month, a Walmart spokesperson told The Epoch Times in an emailed statement. Another is shuttering at Route 59, Plainfield, Illinois, in March. The spokesperson said the decision was “not made lightly and was reached only...
  • Black family flees from angry foul-mouthed mob in Walmart parking lot after woman mistakenly claimed they were stealing her car (2020)

    02/02/2023 6:19:44 AM PST · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 29, 2020 | Milly Vincent
    This is the shocking moment a black family were forced to flee after being accused of stealing their own car, as bystanders attacked the vehicle with bikes. Footage taken outside a Walmart in Spokane, Washington, shows how the incident unfolded as the woman approached the car and accused father-of-two Lee Allen of stealing the family vehicle he was driving. His daughter, who was in the back seat, recorded the footage while sobbing as bystanders gathered and became violent after immediately taking the side of the woman. The woman, who was riding a push bike and wearing a crucifix, claimed the...
  • Beware of Walmart credit card fraud

    02/01/2023 7:04:00 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 37 replies
    Walmart ^ | 2/1/2023 | Me
    Found out this morning my card was hacked. Someone bought an 799 dollar computer and a 3 dollar bottle of hot pink fingernail Polish.Some “Edgar Martinez” picked it up at a Walmart in Pa. but I live in In.
  • CVS, Walmart to Cut Pharmacy Hours as Staffing Squeeze Continues

    01/27/2023 8:25:14 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 33 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 27, 2023 | Sharon Terlep
    CVS Health Corp. and Walmart Inc. are cutting pharmacy hours in the midst of a pharmacist shortage that has plagued the nation’s biggest drugstore chains throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. CVS, the largest U.S. drugstore chain by revenue, plans in March to cut or shift hours at about two-thirds of its roughly 9,000 U.S. locations. Walmart plans to reduce pharmacy hours by closing at 7 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. at most of its roughly 4,600 stores by March. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. previously said it was operating thousands of stores on reduced hours because of staffing shortages. Combined, the three...
  • Walmart shooter goes down in hail of bullets…

    01/20/2023 10:33:58 AM PST · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    Citizen's Free Press ^ | Posted by Kane on January 20, 2023 12:22 pm
    VIDEO AT LINK............... Shooting last night at Walmart in Evansville, IN EVANSVILLE – The man Evansville police say opened fire at the West Side Walmart Thursday night attacked four employees at the store last year, according to court records. Ronald Ray Mosley II, 25, a former Walmart employee, was shot and killed by police after authorities say he shot at least one person around 10 p.m. Thursday. Mosley exchanged gunfire with law enforcement. The turmoil lasted about 15 minutes before Mosley was killed.
  • Biden’s DOJ won’t seek death penalty for alleged El Paso Walmart shooter Patrick Crusius

    01/17/2023 7:21:15 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    ny post ^ | January 17, 2023 | MaryAnn Martinez
    Federal prosecutors declined Tuesday to seek the death penalty for the alleged Walmart shooter who killed 23 shoppers in an El Paso branch of the store in 2019. The decision is consistent with the Department of Justice’s practice of not pursuing capital punishment in federal cases since President Joe Biden took office, according to local reports. Patrick Crusius is accused of driving 10 hours from Allen, Texas and casing the busy Walmart to make sure it was filled with Hispanic people before gunning down 23 shoppers with an AK-47 and injuring 22 others on Aug. 3, 2019. In a hate-filled...
  • Moment hero veteran takes down a knife-wielding man yelling 'I'm going to start cutting you all up' in a South Carolina Walmart by smacking him over the head with a stanchion

    01/13/2023 8:49:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 13, 2023 | Ruth Bashinsky
    A hero military veteran jumped into action to take down a knife-wielding man threatening to stab shoppers at a South Carolina Walmart - by smashing him over the head with a metal pole. Video shows the unidentified man dressed in red hoodie swearing and shouting on the floor of the Walmart located in Columbia, SC demanding $20. The man is seen waving his knife yelling, 'I'm going to start cutting you all up,' as horrified bystanders stand by during the incident that took place on January 4th around 2pm. One of the store managers tried to confront the suspect, but...
  • Terrifying moment female shopper takes trembling Walmart worker hostage - before being shot dead by cops

    12/22/2022 10:46:58 AM PST · by Morgana · 67 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | December 22, 2022 | Vanessa Serna
    A hostage situation unraveled at a Mississippi Walmart after a distressed customer held a worker at gunpoint before officers shot her dead. The incident occurred at around 5.40pm at a Richland store on Wednesday and ended shortly after police entered the building and shot the unidentified suspect. Horrific footage taken by a shopper showed the woman holding the gun directly to a wide-eyed and terrified female worker's head while walking at the front of the store. It's unclear what led to the woman pulling out the gun, but she was seen trembling in distress. The worker wasn't injured. The incident...
  • Timberrr! 'Walmart Karen' who trashed Texas store orders taser-wielding cop to 'respect' her - then shrieks after being zapped as she topples to the ground

    12/17/2022 3:58:45 PM PST · by DFG · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/17/2022 | ALYSSA GUZMAN
    A Texas woman was tasered after telling a cop in Walmart to 'respect' her. The unidentified woman, wearing a light-colored tank top and black pants, demanded a cop 'respect' her as she stood just inside a Walmart store in Dallas. It is unclear what started the disagreement between the two, but the woman is standing next to an overturned product stand that appeared to hold freshly baked cookies. 'You're going to respect me whenever I f**king [unintelligible] in this place,' the woman said in the video. 'Yeah, you will.' The cop responds: 'Get down on your knees.' Moments later, he...
  • Georgia couple tricks Walmart cashier and walks out with $6,000 worth of merchandise and gifts

    12/10/2022 9:18:58 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Msn ^ | 12/08/2022 | HHV Editor
    Lately, there have been all kinds of incidents at Walmart. While some situations are actually kind and heartwarming, others are disturbing. Ultimately, Walmart has become the go to place for people to shop. Two decades ago, few could have predicted the big box chain becoming bigger than the mall. However, in many ways, Walmart has claimed that position. Especially considering the unofficial ending of Sears and Kmart, Walmart has taken a bigger market share. Unfortunately, wrongdoers consist of the market. With everything, there is the good and the bad. As Walmart wins by having more people, considering that is a...
  • Walmart CEO warns that retail giant could HIKE prices or shut down some stores if 'historically high' thefts at the chain continue and prosecutors’ lax approach to dealing with criminals is not corrected

    12/07/2022 8:38:28 AM PST · by george76 · 56 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 6 December 2022 | MELISSA KOENIG
    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon admitted that theft has become a major issue for the chain.. he said that woke district attorneys' policies need to be 'corrected' or the company will be forced to raise prices or shut stores.. McMillon did not specify which locations have experienced the record-high level of shoplifting, but stores in LA have had to lock up most of their inventory.. Robberies there are up over 10%; critics blame DA George Gascon's policies.. ... Target, also revealed that shoplifting at its stores had jumped more than 50 percent year on year, leading to more than $400 million...
  • Walmart CEO warns company will close stores if theft doesn't slow down

    12/07/2022 8:09:09 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 97 replies ^ | Dec 6, 2022, 3:47 PM | Ben Tobin
    Walmart CEO Doug McMillon issued a stark warning Tuesday: If theft does not slow down, the retailer will close stores across the country. "Theft is an issue," he told CNBC. "It is higher than what it has historically been." He added: "If that's not corrected over time, prices will be higher, and/or stores will close." McMillon did not say during the interview how much money Walmart has lost in stolen items this year. Walmart did not immediately reply to an Insider request for that number