Walmart has become a staple in America for its competitive prices for not only consumer goods, but for food as well. But that could be changing in 2024, as the retail giant is closing stores all over the country.

Walmart Is Closing Stores Across America

Although the company seems to be thriving, Walmart is quietly shutting doors on underperforming stores across America, and they are doing it fast.

In 2023, Walmart closed 24 stores across 14 states and Washington, D.C. That's significantly more than the 15 store closings the retail giant had planned. The chain attributes the closings in part to shoplifting and organized retail crime.

Now, Walmart has even more stores on the chopping block.

According to Business Insider, below are the Walmart stores that are slated to be shut down due to underperformance.


  • 2121 Imperial Ave. in San Diego
  • 605 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon
  • 2753 E. Eastland Center Dr. in West Covina
  • 4080 Douglas Blvd in Granite Bay (Neighborhood Market)
  • 40580 Albrae St. in Fremont


  • 1238 Putty Hill Ave in Towson


  • 3579 S. High St. in Columbus


  • 7025 W Main St. in Milwaukee (Neighborhood Market)

Walmart wants their customers to know that they care, though. Brian Little, a Walmart spokesperson, said, "We are grateful to the customers who have given us the privilege of serving them."

Little added, "We look forward to continuing to serve them at any of our many locations across the area, on, and through delivery to their home or business."

Online, people are quick to point out that although the retail giant is shuttering stores in some places, the CEO seems to be taken care of. Reportedly, Walmart CEO Doug McMillan pulled in a record $27 million in salary and incentives in 2023.

Walmart assures that each and every employee affected by the store closures has been offered the chance to transfer to another location.

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