Walmart announced a massive expansion that will lead to more jobs, more stores and remolded shopping centers. We've got a  sneak peek of the new look.

Walmart is opening 150 new stores in the U.S. and remodeling existing ones.

Walmart Announces New Stores, More Jobs

Sneak Peek: What New Or Remodeled Walmart Stores Will Look Like In New York

Locations for the new or remolded stores haven't been released. Walmart operates about 100 stores across New York State.

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Massive Changes Coming To Walmart

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These plans are a sign that Walmart is once again investing in physical stores after focusing in recent years on online sales. Walmart operates nearly 5,000 stores across the United States.

In 2016, Walmart announced plans to slow down the opening of new stores to invest in online efforts to compete with places like Amazon.

Walmart hasn't opened up a new store since November 2021, according to ABC News.

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The new stores will be designed with sustainability in mind, officials say. They will include more energy-efficient equipment and lighting, lower-impact refrigerants and more. The company is also developing a coast-to-coast network of affordable electric vehicle fast-charging stations

"We’re proud that improving our stores also has a tangible impact in the communities we serve. What a win it is to invest in America, grow our business and move toward a more sustainable future – all at the same time. Follow along on my social media channels and podcast, The Huddle with John Furner, for more updates as we continue this journey," Walmart President and CEO John Furner stated.

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Ever wonder what the emergency codes mean at Walmart? We've got the answers below:

Here's What Each Walmart Emergency Color Code Means

Some Walmart intercom codes involve the use of different colors. Each color is linked to a particular event or situation occurring in the store.

The significance of these color-coded alerts can range from relatively significant incidents to potentially critical, life-threatening situations. Understanding what these codes imply is crucial for Walmart employees. This understanding ensures they can promptly take required safety steps as and when necessary.

Hopefully, you'll never hear these codes announced at Walmart, but if you do, at least you'll know what they mean, and how you should act accordingly.

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