63 Sam’s Club locations closing nationwide. Is Myrtle Beach’s store on the list?

Conquisia Tyler, right, gives change to a customer at Sam's Club in Bentonville, Ark.
Conquisia Tyler, right, gives change to a customer at Sam's Club in Bentonville, Ark. AP file photo

The Sam’s Club in Myrtle Beach is safe ... for now.

According to the Business Insider, 63 Sam’s Club stores have closed or will do so in coming weeks. Not among them, however, is the Myrtle Beach facility located off of Mr. Joe White Avenue.

In fact, no South Carolina Sam’s Club stores are on the chopping block, according to a list offered by the publication.

Employees at some locations nationwide did not learn the news until “they found doors locked and a notice announcing the closing,” the report by the Business Insider said. Each Sam’s Club location employs approximately 175 people, and could possibly result in as many as 11,000 jobs being lost.

“After a thorough review of our existing portfolio, we’ve decided to close a series of clubs and better align our locations with our strategy,” according to a tweet on the Sam’s Club Twitter page. “Closing clubs is never easy and we’re committed to working with impacted members and associates through this transition.”

Those with Sam’s Club membership fees affected by the closings will be refunded, the company also announced.

The news comes on the same day in which Walmart announced it would raise the minimum wage of its employees to $11 per hour, in addition to $1,000 worth in bonuses for full- and part-time employees. Walmart also said it planned to expand employee benefits.

Joe L. Hughes II: 843-444-1702, @JoeLHughesII

Sam’s Club stores closing (via the Business Insider)


8801 Old Seward Hwy, Anchorage, AK

1074 N Muldoon Rd, Anchorage, AK

48 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701


3900 Grants Mill Rd, Irondale, AL


2425 E Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ

5757 E State Route 69, Prescott Valley, AZ

1375 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ

15255 N Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ


3360 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA

17835 Gale Ave, City of Industry, CA

12540 Beach Blvd, Stanton, CA

12920 Foothill Blvd, Sylmar, CA


69 Pavilions Dr, Manchester, CT

2 Boston Post Rd, Orange, CT


355 FL-436, Fern Park, FL

5135 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL


2994 Turner Hill Rd, Lithonia, GA


501 N Randall Rd, Batavia, IL

21430 S Cicero Ave, Matteson, IL

6600 44th Ave, Moline, IL

808 S Illinois Rte 59, Naperville, IL

900 S Barrington Rd, Streamwood, IL

1055 McHenry Rd, Wheeling, IL

460 S Weber Rd, Romeoville, IL


3015 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN

10859 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN

4024 Elkhart Rd #1, Goshen, IN


9598 Cortana Pl, Baton Rouge, LA


9750 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, MD


1 Tobias Boland Way, Worcester, MASS


340 E. Edgewood Boulevard, Lansing, MI

32625 Northwestern Hwy, Farmington Hills, MI


3745 Louisiana Ave S, St Louis Park, MN

2800 27th Ave S, Moorhead, MN

New Hampshire

11 Batchelder Rd, Seabrook, NH

New Jersey

81 International Dr S, Budd Lake, NJ

1900 E Linden Ave, Linden, NJ

301 Nassau Park Boulevard, Princeton, NJ

New York

2649 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse, NY

720 Fairmount Ave, Jamestown, NY

700 Elmridge Center Dr, Rochester, NY

1600 Marketplace Dr, Rochester, NY

North Carolina

5085 Dawn Dr, Lumberton, NC

1101 Shiloh Glenn Dr, Morrisville, NC


4825 Marburg Ave, Cincinnati, OH

9570 Fields Ertel Rd, Loveland, OH

Puerto Rico

1145 Carr 2, Bo Florida Afuera, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

Carr 830, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Carr 3 Km 82 Bo Junquitos, Humacao, Puerto Rico


615 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN

1805 Getwell Rd, Memphis, TN


1615 S Loop W, Houston, TX

13331 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX

22296 Market Place Dr, New Caney, TX

12919 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX


741 E Little Creek Rd, Norfolk, VA

4571 S Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA


901 S Grady Way, Renton, WA

1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA

13550 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133


7050 Watts Rd, Madison, WI 53719

1540 S 108th St, West Allis, WI 53214