The ironic part. This announcement comes on the same day that Walmart announced it would provide bonuses of up to $1,000 for all full-time and part-time employees, as well as raising the minimum wage to $11 per hour.

The customers of the closing Sam's Clubs will be refunded their membership fees.

Business Insider reports that 10 of the closing stores will be turned into e-commerce distribution centers. Workers of the those stores will be able to re-apply for those jobs.

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