It can be devastating for a neighborhood when a major discount store decides to lock its doors and close forever, and it seems to be happening every week around Wisconsin and Illinois.

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Over the past several months some major retailers announced they were going to close all their stores, including the popular furniture store RoomPlace, and clothing chain rue21.

Now we're only days away from another major chain store closing a location in our area.

Hundreds of Jobs Being Cut at Walmart

According to, there are hundreds of Walmart jobs being cut at the corporate level, and some employees who have been working remotely are being asked to return and spend "most of their time in the office."

Some remote workers are being relocated to "from smaller offices to larger locations," according to the story in Supermarketnews.

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A Walmart in Wisconsin announced almost a month ago that its days were numbered, and now we're just a few days away from the doors closing forever.

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According to a report from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, a Walmart Neighborhood Market at 7025 W. Main Street in Milwaukee is closing on May 17.

There are about 90 employees at Walmart's 'Neighborhood Market' near the West Allis suburb and according to a spokesperson for the Milwaukee mayor, all employees have been offered jobs at different Milwaukee Walmart locations.

The 'Neighborhood Market' Walmart debuted in 1998 and is a smaller version of Walmart's Supercenter.

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