AM I NEXT? NO LOVE AT WALMART OPTICAL CENTERS

 Am I Next? Walmart Optical Centers - Major layoffs.

Walmart Optical Lab in Fayetteville, North Carolina has announced the layoff of 150 employees. The corporate-speak statement noted, “In response to changing business needs, we are making adjustments at our Walmart Optical Lab in Fayetteville to help ensure we have the right people in the right place at the right time. We are committed to helping the associates impacted by this decision take advantage of new opportunities and are hopeful that we will be able to help many of the associates find other roles at nearby Walmart stores or Sam’s Clubs.”

In a similar move Walmart Optical Lab in Crawfordsville, Indiana laid off 108 employees. The corporate-speak statement noted, “In response to changing business needs, we are making adjustments at our Walmart Optical Labs in Crawfordsville to help ensure we have the right people in the right place at the right time,” a Walmart spokesman told RTV6 in an email. “We are committed to helping the associates impacted by this decision take advantage of new opportunities and are hopeful that we will be able to help many of the associates find other roles at Walmart stores or Sam’s Clubs.”

Walmart operated three optical centers (Dallas, Texas, Crawfordsville, Indiana, and Fayetteville, North Carolina) which serve all of the Walmart stores with optical centers. Prescription eyeglasses are the only product that Walmart manufactures, start-to-finish, in-house.

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