In this Thursday, Jun 4, 2015, photo, shoppers travel from a checkout during a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark. Wal-Mart announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, that it is shutting 269 stores, some-more than half of them in a U.S. and another large cube in a severe Brazilian market. The store closures will start during a finish of January. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

corporate company company registrar company web company business In this Thursday, Jun 4, 2015, photo, shoppers travel from a checkout during a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark. Wal-Mart announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, that it is shutting 269 stores, some-more than half of them in a U.S. and another large cube in a severe Brazilian market. The store closures will start during a finish of January. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

 

One of Americas largest retailers announced on Friday that it would be shutting some-more than 269 stores worldwide.

In a news release, Wal-Mart officials pronounced they had done skeleton to tighten 154 U.S. stores, 102 of that embody all of a companys Walmart Exress mini-stores. Some stores will start shutting as early as Sunday, Jan. 17. All other store slated to closewill sojourn open until Jan. 28.

The sell hulk did not list a Bowling Green store, located during No. 3 Town Center Drive, on a list of stores that it would be closing.

City of Bowling Green City Administrator Barb Allison told a Times that she is delighted during a news. we am really happy that Walmart is staying open in Bowling Green.

The association will tighten 23 Neighborhood Market stores, 12 Supercenters, 7 stores in Puerto Rico, 6 bonus centers, and 4 Sams Clubs. In Missouri, Walmart will tighten a stores in Anderson, Noel, Seligman, and Clever.

About 10,000 Walmart employees in a U.S. will be impacted by a cuts.

Doug McMillon,President and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., told media on Friday that while shutting stores is never easy, ultimately, this is in a best seductiveness of a association and reflects a priorities of a expansion plan.

The companys expansion devise calls for opening 50 to 60 new Supercenters and some-more than 85 Neighborhood Market stores in a 2017 bill year. In a same period, Sams Club skeleton to open between 7 and 10 new locations.