Of Course Walmart Closing Stores Where Shoplifting Is Epidemic

  • Walmart has announced it is permanently closing all of its locations in Portland months after its CEO warned of a historic rise in theft at its stores.
  • The locations, located at the Delta Park and Eastport Plaza shopping centers in North and Southeast Portland, will shutter Friday, March 24, the retail colossus revealed in a statement this week.
  • Last week, it said it would also close its Washington, D.C. store.