Walmart to open dozens of stores in South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. -- Walmart plans to open dozens of new stores throughout South Carolina during the next five years, adding more than 4,000 jobs. Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., announced plans for the new stores at an event at the new South Carolina Farmers Market, in Columbia, S.C.

The new stores will include energy-efficient technology and sustainable features to reduce energy and water consumption and minimize waste.

Walmart already has a notable presence throughout South Carolina, with 77 Walmart stores, nine Sam's Club locations and two distribution centers.

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