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Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:56 am
by jltrent
Here is a list..

Sam Walton quote:
“You don’t have to be the cheapest. You just have to get there first.”
Dollar General and Family Dollar beat him at his own game.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/compani ... li=BBnb4R7

8801 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK 99515
1074 N Muldoon Rd, Anchorage, AK 99504
48 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701
3900 Grants Mill Rd, Irondale, AL 35210
2425 E Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85194
5757 E State Route 69, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
1375 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85286
15255 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
3360 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA 95821
17835 Gale Ave, City of Industry, CA 91748
12540 Beach Blvd, Stanton, CA 90680
12920 Foothill Blvd, Sylmar, CA 91342
69 Pavilions Dr, Manchester, CT 06042
2 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT 06477
355 FL-436, Fern Park, FL 32730
7233 N Seacrest Blvd, Lantana, FL 33462
5135 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33611
2994 Turner Hill Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038
501 N Randall Rd, Batavia, IL 60510
21430 S Cicero Ave, Matteson, IL 60443
6600 44th Ave, Moline, IL 61265
808 S Illinois Rte 59, Naperville, IL 60540
900 S Barrington Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
1055 McHenry Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090
460 S Weber Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446
3015 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46268
10859 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46229
4024 Elkhart Rd #1, Goshen, IN 46526
9598 Cortana Pl, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
9750 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
1 Tobias Boland Way, Worcester, MA 01607
340 E. Edgewood Boulevard, Lansing, MI 48911
32625 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
3745 Louisiana Ave S, St Louis Park, MN 55426
2800 27th Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560
11 Batchelder Rd, Seabrook, NH 03874
81 International Dr S, Budd Lake, NJ 07828
1900 E Linden Ave, Linden, NJ 07036
301 Nassau Park Boulevard, Princeton, NJ 08540
2649 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY 13224
720 Fairmount Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701
700 Elmridge Center Dr, Rochester, NY 14626
1600 Marketplace Dr, Rochester, NY 14623
5085 Dawn Dr, Lumberton, NC 28360
1101 Shiloh Glenn Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560
4825 Marburg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209
9570 Fields Ertel Rd, Loveland, OH 45140
1145 Carr 2, Bo Florida Afuera, Barceloneta, 00617, Puerto Rico
Carr 830, Bayamón, Puerto Rico, 00957
Carr 3 Km 82 Bo Junquitos, Humacao, 00741, Puerto Rico
615 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209
1805 Getwell Rd, Memphis, TN 38111
1615 S Loop W, Houston, TX 77054
13331 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077
22296 Market Place Dr, New Caney, TX 77357
12919 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
741 E Little Creek Rd, Norfolk, VA 23518
4571 S Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23231
901 S Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057
1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001
7050 Watts Rd, Madison, WI 53719
1540 S 108th St, West Allis, WI 53214
13550 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:04 am
by Bright Raven
Say what??? I don't see Family Dollar Store or Dollar General as being in the same competition. Sam's Club is more about groceries what few times I have been inside. This is a major economic event IMO.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:13 am
by TennesseeTuxedo
Costco is kicking Sam's butt not the two you referenced.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:14 am
by TennesseeTuxedo
Bright Raven wrote:Say what??? I don't see Family Dollar Store or Dollar General as being in the same competition. Sam's Club is more about groceries what few times I have been inside. This is a major economic event IMO.


Lots more than groceries in there Rondo. Visit again and pay attention.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:15 am
by jltrent
Bright Raven wrote:Say what??? I don't see Family Dollar Store or Dollar General as being in the same competition. Sam's Club is more about groceries what few times I have been inside. This is a major economic event IMO.


Have you ever been in a FD or DG? You can get fat as a pig from all the groceries there. Around here just about every little small town has one and when you go by, the parking lot is full. IMO Walmart/Sams club stores have went too big in a lot of places and the small town stores are coming back. Big shopping malls are about like ghost towns except for the walkers and about two weeks before Christmas traffic.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:17 am
by Bright Raven
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:Say what??? I don't see Family Dollar Store or Dollar General as being in the same competition. Sam's Club is more about groceries what few times I have been inside. This is a major economic event IMO.


Lots more than groceries in there Rondo. Visit again and pay attention.


Agree. My point is in the grocery department that are not comparable to General Dollar or Family Dollar. Our General Dollar is good for bread, milk, etc but they have no meat, eggs, etc.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:20 am
by TennesseeTuxedo
Bright Raven wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:Say what??? I don't see Family Dollar Store or Dollar General as being in the same competition. Sam's Club is more about groceries what few times I have been inside. This is a major economic event IMO.


Lots more than groceries in there Rondo. Visit again and pay attention.


Agree. My point is in the grocery department that are not comparable to General Dollar or Family Dollar. Our General Dollar is good for bread, milk, etc but they have no meat, eggs, etc.


Are your Dollar stores as filthy and unorganized as the ones in Warsaw?

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:22 am
by Bright Raven
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:Costco is kicking Sam's butt not the two you referenced.


That is more likely.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:24 am
by Bright Raven
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Bright Raven wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Lots more than groceries in there Rondo. Visit again and pay attention.


Agree. My point is in the grocery department that are not comparable to General Dollar or Family Dollar. Our General Dollar is good for bread, milk, etc but they have no meat, eggs, etc.


Are your Dollar stores as filthy and unorganized as the ones in Warsaw?


Yes they are. The clerks look like they just fell out of bed. Sorry, I am sure there are some that don't fit that stereotype. My apologies if anyone here works for them.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:30 am
by Bright Raven
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:Costco is kicking Sam's butt not the two you referenced.


Larry,

How do you decide whether you are going to post as TT or HSTexas?

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:34 am
by TennesseeTuxedo
Bright Raven wrote:
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:Costco is kicking Sam's butt not the two you referenced.


Larry,

How do you decide whether you are going to post as TT or HSTexas?


I am going to squash you.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:44 am
by ddd75
i took off yesterday and noticed they are building a dollar general in the middle of nowhere on a highway. I wouldn't think that'd be a good spot but who knows. .it'll be packed.

in KY those stores are always busy as thats the only spot most people can go within a 30 min. drive.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:49 am
by Bright Raven
ddd75 wrote:i took off yesterday and noticed they are building a dollar general in the middle of nowhere on a highway. I wouldn't think that'd be a good spot but who knows. .it'll be packed.

in KY those stores are always busy as thats the only spot most people can go within a 30 min. drive.


You are correct. If I need something common, it is 3 miles to Dollar General. Otherwise, it is 18 miles to Maysville.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:51 am
by bball
I believe I read somewhere that internet shopping outlets such as Amazon are really hurting Sam's and Wal-Mart. Ever increasing number of web shoppers. Becomes expensive maintaining an actual storefront vs. just a warehouse. Looks like Amazon is doing Sam's the same way Sam did all those mom and pop places across the nation. Classic example of how if you do not have your finger on the pulse of the consumer in today's climate, you can go from the top of the pile to fading into irrelevance rather quickly...it is proposed that the vast majority of us will order virtually everything via the web over the next decade, including our groceries. One of the reasons a career in logistics is considered highly promising. I mean groceries delivered to your door, not like Kroger does now where you can send them your list, then go pick up your grocery order already bagged and waiting.

Re: Sam's Club abruptly closes stores nationwide...

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:12 am
by TexasBred
Down here it seems like there is a Dollar General just about everywehre there is a highway intersection and a Family Dollar across the street. But they draw from a lot of countryside that doesn't have any kind of store for miles and miles so I guess they sell enough to keep the doors open.