ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tuesday morning, Walmart hosts a grand opening and ribbon cutting event at its new southside bulk sales pickup location – previously occupied by Sam's Club.
Walmart says this location will be used for picking up online bulk orders, only. According to the website, choosing to pick up orders at this location will be at no extra charge.
The ribbon cutting event is a free services offered by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. According to their announcement, the event will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., on May 8.
This comes after Sam's Club closed three stores across Alaska, in January 2018. Two of those stores were located in Anchorage, while the third was located in Fairbanks.
The event is located at 8801 Old Seward Hwy.