GOSHEN — The Sam’s Club in Goshen will permanently close to the public later this month.
The wholesale store’s 110 employees were first told about the closure on Thursday, and a notice was sent to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
The store will close to the public on Jan. 26.
Hourly employees will be able to work until March 16, and management employees will work until April 13.
According to the company, all employees will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at other Sam’s Club locations or Walmart facilities.
Two Sam’s Club stores in Indianapolis will also be closing, and there have been reports of other closures around the country.
The Sam’s Club in Mishawaka is not currently listed among the Indiana stores that are closing.
Sam’s Club is owned and operated by Walmart. The company has not yet said why the Goshen store will be closing or how many stores in total will be closed.
On Thursday morning, Walmart announced that it’s boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits.