Nevada Walmart stores undergoing major changes

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FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo a Walmart associate stocks a shelf at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Walmart Inc. reports earnings Thursday, Nov. 15. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Walmart customers in Nevada will soon starting seeing changes at local stores.

The company is spending $16.3 million to upgrade its Nevada stores with new technologies.

According to a news release, the company says the upgrades will change the way people shop and allow associates to better serve customers.

The company released its plan for Nevada stores:

  • 2 store remodels
  • Free grocery pickup service coming to 16 stores
  • Grocery delivery coming to 6 stores
  • 5 Walmart pickup towers going up
  • 15 stores will received automated floor scrubbers
  • 15 stores will receive a new automated delivery truck unloader

Concerns have been raised that the upgrades will take away jobs from current employees.

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