If you have a favorite place to grocery shop you know how difficult it is to get acclimated to another. That's why when Walmart confirmed it would be shuttering nearly two dozen locations throughout the United States this year, I immediately wondered if would have to find a new place to shop.

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In Michigan, we currently have 90 Walmart Supercenters throughout the Mitten. That's a lot of jobs and a lot of neighborhoods that are used to finding their bread in the same aisle every time. Closing any of these locations would have a significant economic impact as well as create frustration as thousands would have to get used to a new grocery store layout.

Walmart to Close 22 Locations

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Business Insider reports that among the 22 soon-to-be former Walmart locations, 4 of them are in Chicago.  Walmart claims the stores cost the company tens of millions of dollars annually. Walmart has been closing stores over the last several years, stating that the locations were 'underperforming'.

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In addition to retail store closures putting hundreds on the unemployment line, 5 e-commerce distribution sites will be shut down as well, adding hundreds more.

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As of now, there are no plans to close any of the retailer's Michigan locations, but as every year passes more and more locations are added to the list of closures. If you're fond of your Walmart, make sure to let your dollars do the talking, so that location doesn't end up on this list:

United States Walmart Closings 2023


  • 3701 SE Dodson Road, Bentonville (Pick-up only concept)


  • 99 H Street NW, Washington


  • 1801 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta
  • 835 MLK Jr. Dr NW, Atlanta


  • 6900 US Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park


  • 1032 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu


  • 17550 South Halsted St, Homewood
  • 12690 S. Route 59, Plainfield
  • 840 N. McCormick Blvd, Lincolnwood
  • 1511 Camp Jackson Road, Cahokia
  • 8431 S Stewart Ave, Chicago
  • 4720 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago
  • 2844 N. Broadway, Chicago
  • 2551 W. Cermak Road, Chicago


  • 3701 Portage Road, South Bend


  • 10303 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, Kansas City


  • 1200 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center

New Mexico

  • 301 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque


  • 4200 82nd Ave SE, Portland
  • 1123 N Hayden Meadows Dr, Portland


  • 24919 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy


  • 5221 Brook Rd, Richmond


  • 11400 Hwy 99, Everett


10330 W Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee

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