Walmart (WMT) was one of the many retailers vandalized and looted by angry protesters sweeping the U.S.
A spokesperson of the company had informed a leading finance site that more than a dozen of its stores across the country had sustained heavy damage as a result of a violent outcry. The retailer, which operates more than 5,000 stores across America recorded damages to its Minnesota and Dallas outlets, says the spokesperson.
The retailer expressed concern for 81 of its stores, which are directly in the ‘danger zone’. The George Floyd protest has been the most intense since the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968 says Nick Bryant of BBC.
The tensed prevailing conditions in the country have forced some key competitors like Target also to shut down its stores from fear of vandalism. The majority of these stores are slated to reopen on Monday, provided it’s safe to do so.
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