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200+ people facing layoffs with Hayneedle closure

Omaha Headquarters closing
Posted at 4:27 PM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 19:10:41-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Walmart announced the closure of Hayneedle's headquarters in Omaha on Thursday. About 200 people will be impacted according to a statement by a Walmart spokesperson, which owns the company.

Walmart says will continue to operate and says about 100 employees who will remain with the company will be relocated to Hayneedle's customer service center in Omaha. Walmart says it will be assisting employees during the transition and that those impacted will receive a 60-day notice.

In 2016, Hayneedle was purchased by and shortly after, was purchased by Walmart.