Several hundred people will be out of work after Sam's Club shuts down four of its massive stores in upstate New York.

The Sam's Club store in the Town Square Mall in Vestal will remain open. But two stores in the Rochester area, along with units in Syracuse and Jamestown will be closed by the end of January.

According to notices the company provided to the New York State Department of Labor, each of the stores to be closed has more than 100 employees. Based on the official notices, 557 people at the upstate stores will lose their jobs.

Sam's Club is a members-only warehouse-type retailer operated by Walmart. A total of 63 Sam's Club stores in several states are to be closed in the next few weeks. No Pennsylvania stores are on the list of stores to be shut down.

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