Burlington locals and store owners split on Walmart closings

Burlington’s Walmart Express has been open for a little over a year but is now closing its doors, along with 154 other Walmart stores in the country. This all comes from Walmart’s latest financial slump.

“It’s been good for everybody,” says Burlington local Margaret Trammell. “We patronize both of our stores, both Walmart and Hoover’s and it’s just going to be a loss for Burlington.”

According to Hoover’s Grocery owner, The Walmart Express hurt his business when it first arrived, but he expects business to bounce back.

(Read more: KSNT News)

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