Wal-Mart to cut 7K back-office store jobs, report says

Posted at 12:18 PM, Sep 01, 2016

Wal-Mart is expected to cut 7,000 back-office store jobs, according to a report Thursday.

The jobs are a sign the company is trying to be more efficient, The Wall Street Journal reported

The company has more than 4,600 locations in the United States and 11,500 total retail units. The company employs 1.5 million workers in the United States. 

The jobs in question include accounting and invoicing jobs, according to The Wall Street Journal.