Empty Shelves: Sam’s Club update photo from January 21, 2010 — one day before permanent closing.
Sam’s Club, Rolling Meadows near Algonquin Road and Golf Road announced Monday that it plans to close the store by January 22 which will eliminate 137 jobs. The closure is part of a companywide reduction of underperforming stores. Staff at the store said that the store had been quiet for months even during the holiday season.
The Wal-Mart store, next-door, will remain open.
The Sam’s Club Rolling Meadows employees will receive 60 days’ pay, any eligible accrued vacation and severance pay, benefit coverage until March 11, 2009 The employees will also be assisted with outplacement services.
No clearance sale; merchandise is being moved to other stores.
The next closest Sam’s Club stores are in Wheeling and Des Plaines — both remaining open…
Sam’s Club #8198
1055 Mchenry Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847)459-8541 – Pharmacy
Sam’s Club #6464
101 W. Oakton St.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(847)803-0181 – Pharmacy
No Milk, No Orange Juice, No Eggs. Sam’s Club update photo from January 21, 2010 — one day before permanent closing.