Did the Christmas Boycott lead to Walmart store closures?

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Full list of Walmart store closures across America

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT: NYSE) today announced plans to close 269 stores in the U.S. and globally. 

October 2015, initiated a nationwide boycott of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas Shopping. As part of the 20th year anniversary of the Million Man March (Justice Or Else) the boycott came as a direct response to police killings of unarmed US Black citizens. Hashtags such #redistributethepain, #upwithJesusDownwithsanta, and #christmasiscancelled were shared on Instagram Facebook and Twitter. Nation19 produced a 3 part commercial to also help spread the anti holiday spirit. 

Doug McMillon, president and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. said  “Closing stores is never an easy decision, but it is necessary to keep the company strong and positioned for the future…the decision to close stores is difficult and we care about the associates who will be impacted,” McMillon said. “We invested considerable time assessing our stores and clubs and don’t take this lightly. We are supporting those impacted with extra pay and support, and we will take all appropriate steps to ensure they are treated well.”

Store Closings/Openings

As part of today’s action, the company will close 154 locations in the U.S., including the company’s 102 smallest format stores, Walmart Express, which had been in pilot since 2011. 

Walmart Express

Date closed to 
public

Wal-Mart

Date closed to public

#2173: 14331 Count Rd. 99, Headland, AL

1/28/2016

#2524: 5502 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA

1/28/2016

#2011: 18 Apple Way, Ashford, AL

1/28/2016

#2949: 151 E 5th St., Long Beach, CA

1/28/2016

#2165: 952 E. Lawrence Harris Hwy, Slocomb, AL

1/28/2016

#5457: 8400 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, CA

1/17/2016

#2186: 407 West Washington St., Abbeville, AL

1/28/2016

#2960: 4101 Crenshaw Blcd., Los Angeles, CA

1/17/2016

#2235: 6361 Hwy 72 East Gurley, AL

1/28/2016

#3507: 2701 Port Covington Drive, Baltimore, MD

1/17/2016

#2260: 87395 US Hwy 278, Snead, AL

1/28/2016

#3496: 5825 W Hope Ave., Milwaukee, WI

1/28/2016

#3769: 3530 Cathedral Caverns Hwy, Grant, AL

1/28/2016

 

 

#3779: 10188 Hwy 431 South, New Hope, AL

1/28/2016

Supercenter

Date closed to public

#2498: 720 N Hwy 71, Mansfield, AR

1/28/2016

#3814 6525 Glacier Hwy, Juneau, AK

2/5/2016

#2578: 3500 Mulberry Hwy 64 W, Mulberry, AR

1/28/2016

#763: 7201 Aaron Aronov Drive, Fairfield, AL

1/28/2016

#2601: 814 W. Main, Charleston, AR

1/28/2016

#4584: 10400 Highland Rd., Hartland, MI

1/28/2016

#2669: 1531 E Hwy 64, Coal Hill, AR

1/28/2016

#4369: 1010 Martin Luther King Pkwy., Durham, NC

1/28/2016

#3819: 8848 N Hwy 59, Van Buren, AR

1/28/2016

#2837: 4350 N Nellis Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

1/17/2016

#3878: 5 Hwy 124 West, Damascus, AR

1/28/2016

#4342: 22209 Rockside Rd., Bedford, OH

1/28/2016

#4217: 154 E Roller, Decatur, AR

1/28/2016

#2606: 721 US Hwy 321 BYP S Unit, Winnsboro, SC

1/28/2016

#3032: 905 S Gentry Blvd, Gentry, AR

1/28/2016

#883: 14091 FM 490, Raymondville, TX

1/28/2016

#3033: 800 1st Ave SE, Gravette, AR

1/28/2016

#5493: 7480 Padre Island Hwy, Brownsville, TX

1/28/2016

#3034: 881 W Buchanan, Prairie Grove, AR

1/28/2016

#5478: 8201 N FM 620, Austin, TX

1/28/2016

#3358: 1113 S.R. 20, Interlachen, FL

1/28/2016

#597: 7075 FM 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX

1/28/2016

#4265: 1209 East Wade St., Trenton, FL

1/28/2016

#3811: 61 Plaza Drive, Kimball, WV

1/28/2016

#4267: 15726 SE Hwy 19 Cross City, FL

1/28/2016

 

 

#4228: 560 S. Broad St., Ellaville, GA

1/28/2016

Neighborhood Market

Date closed to public

#4229: 1041 S US Hwy 1, Alma, GA

1/28/2016

#5783: 117 Audubon Drive, Maumelle, AR

1/17/2016

#4234: 155 West Washington Ave., Ashburn, GA

1/28/2016

#5642: 2408 Lincoln Ave., Altadena, CA

1/28/2016

#4251: 398 Barrow Ave SW, Pelham, GA

1/28/2016

#5688: 6820 Eastern Ave., Bell Gardens, CA

1/28/2016

#4254: 907 Marianna Hwy, Donalsonville, GA

1/28/2016

#3086: 701 W Cesar E Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, CA

1/17/2016

#4261: 290 Albany Ave. West, Pearson, GA

1/28/2016

#5690: 2045 E Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA

1/28/2016

#4263: 142 S. Valdosta Road, Lakeland, GA

1/28/2016

#4173 12120 Carson St., Hawaiian Gardens, CA

1/28/2016

#3065: 3636 N Broadway St., Chicago, IL

1/17/2016

#5002, 8196 West Bowles Ave., Littleton, CO

1/17/2016

#3039: 225 W Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL

1/17/2016

#3021: 2253 S Monaco Pkwy., Denver, CO

1/28/2016

#3369: 900 East Ross Ave., Clearwater, KS

1/28/2016

#2303: 333 N Main St., West Hartford, CT

1/28/2016

#4353: 505 Housatonic St., Burlington, KS

1/28/2016

#5856: 601 N West St. STE 100, Wichita, KS

1/28/2016

#4360: 705 N High School Ave., Columbus, KS

1/28/2016

#5860: 9831 E Harry St., Wichita, KS

1/28/2016

#4361: 1105 East 15th St., Ellsworth, KS

1/28/2016

#5873: 4794 E 13th, Wichita, KS

1/28/2016

#4362: 120 West Rosewood St., Rose Hill, KS

1/28/2016

#3097: 8235 SW Apple Way, Portland, OR

1/17/2016

#4651: 605 Orchard Drive, Hillsboro, KS

1/28/2016

#5995: 17711 Jean Way, Lake Oswego, OR

1/28/2016

#3755: 1445 Old Highway 13, Mamou, LA

1/28/2016

#3306 1220 Gallatin Ave., Nashville, TN

1/28/2016

#4634: 1506 Main St., Colfax, LA

1/28/2016

#3171: 2218 Greenville Ave., Dallas (Greenville), TX

1/28/2016

#3753: 620 North Hwy 26, Lake Arthur, LA

1/28/2016

#3451: 2740 Gessner Rd., Houston, TX

1/28/2016

#3815: 501 West Hwy 90, Iowa, LA

1/28/2016

#5985: 2201 West Southlake Blvd., Southlake, TX

1/28/2016

#3839: 9181 Hwy 67, Clinton, LA

1/28/2016

#4126: 1901 S. Texas Ave., Bryan, TX

1/28/2016

#3849: 920 Avenue G, Kentwood, LA

1/28/2016

#5986: 4268 Legacy Drive, Frisco, TX

1/17/2016

#3879: 1495 Obrie St., Zwolle, LA

1/28/2016

#3030: 3850 N 124th St., Wauwatosa, WI

1/28/2016

#4647: 515 3rd St., Independence, LA

1/28/2016

#3031: N88W15559 Main St., Menomonee Falls, WI

1/28/2016

#4269: 224 E Hwy 76, Anderson, MO

1/28/2016

#5698: S14W22605 Coral Drive, Waukesha, WI

1/28/2016

#4270: 508 N Cliffside Dr., Noel, MO

1/28/2016

 

 

#4282: 33597 State Hwy 112, Seligman, MO

1/28/2016

Amigo

Date closed to public

#4289: 414 N Elm, Clever, MO

1/28/2016

#2343: 7B Calle Munoz Rivera, Villalba, PR

1/28/2016

#3856: 410 2nd St., Belmont, MS

1/28/2016

#2347: Bo Salto Arriba, Utuado, PR

1/28/2016

#3863: 2795 Hwy 371 N, Mantachie, MS

1/28/2016

#2342: PR 14, Parque Industrial, Coamo, PR

1/28/2016

#3865: 420 E Lee St., Sardis, MS

1/28/2016

#3667: 1 Ave Monserrate STE 1, Carolina, PR

1/28/2016

#3866: 28191 Hwy 15, Walnut, MS

1/28/2016

#3684: Carr 180 KM 0 HM 2, Salinas, PR

1/28/2016

#4294: 519 W Veterans Ave., Derma, MS

1/28/2016

#3689: Centro Com Rio Grande State, Rio Grande, PR

1/28/2016

#4296: 7104 Will Robbins Hwy, Nettleton, MS

1/28/2016

#3697: Carr 165 KM 4.7, Toa Alta, PR

1/28/2016

#3211: 509 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Blvd W, Princeton, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3249: 511 N Mckinley St., Coats, NC

1/28/2016

Sam’s Club

Date closed to public

#5024: 6043 US Hwy 301 S, Four Oaks, NC

1/28/2016

#4903: 941 Grinnell St., Fall River, MA

1/28/2016

#3257: 112 N Main St., Broadway, NC

1/28/2016

#6648: 1110 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA

1/28/2016

#5015: 908 E. 4th Ave., Red Springs, NC

1/28/2016

#6665: 495 Summit Drive, Waterford, MI

1/28/2016

#5017: 7670 Clinton Rd., Stedman, NC

1/28/2016

#6681: 25 Pace Blvd., Warwick, RI

1/28/2016

#7207: 1400 B Broad St., Oriental, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#5138: 702 S. Wall St., Benson, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#2500: 945 Monroe St., Carthage, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#2573: 303 S. Goldsboro St., Pikeville, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#6997: 632 W Swannanoa Ave., Liberty, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3007: 139 N Hwy 49, Richfield, NC

1/17/2016

 

 

#3036: 1593 NC Hwy 86 N, Yanceyville, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3037: 905 SE 2nd St., Snow Hill, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3080: 182 NC 102 W, Ayden, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3121: 189 Hickory Tree Rd., Midway, NC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3756: 124 E. Columbia St., Okemah, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#4633: 19250 E Hwy 66, Luther, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#2456: 2310 West Main, Prague, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#2462: 1600 West Hwy 66, Stroud, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#3766: 2324 Seran Drive, Wewoka, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#3767: 812 N Clarence Nash Blvd., Watonga, OK

1/28/2016

 

 

#1250: 9032 Hwy 14, Gray Court, SC

1/28/2016

 

 

#3798: 7013 S Pine St., Pacolet, SC

1/17/2016

 

 

#2375: 4718 Nashville Hwy, Chapel Hill, TN

1/28/2016

 

 

#2413: 523 N Military St., Loretto, TN

1/28/2016

 

 

#4301: 400 North Main St., Cornersville, TN

1/28/2016

 

 

#4306: 934 Hwy 79, Dover, TN

1/28/2016

 

 

#2345: 721 Dale Evans Drive, Italy, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2349: 221 S State Hwy 274, Kemp, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2363: 504 W Pine St., Edgewood, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2364: 301 Hwy 69 S, Whitewright, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2410: 122 Commercial Ave., Anson, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2461: 1003 Telephone Cir., Merkel, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2779: 5 N 14th St., Haskell, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#2863: 1010 N Main St., Winters, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#3820: 501 N Main, Godley, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#3822: 416 N Third St., Grandview, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#3832: 420 S US 69, Leonard, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#3834: 428 N Dallas St., Palmer, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4312: 440 E Pine St., Frankston, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4316: 1787 US Hwy 259 S, Diana, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4320: 1005 Texas Avenue E, Waskom, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4327: 870 Taylor St., Hughes Springs, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4331: 914 North Main St., Lone Star, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4338: 504 WL Doc Dodson, Naples, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4343: 12522 Fm 1840, Dekalb, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

#4345: 114 Redwater Boulevard West, Maud, TX

1/28/2016

 

 

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