Wal-Mart announced via its official WeChat channel that Sam's Club will launch a flagship store in Shanghai and it is expected to open in 2021.
The flagship store will be the third Sam's Club store in Shanghai.
Located in Waigaoqiao New Development Park, Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, the flagship store is 30-minute drive from core area of Pudong District, and Wujiaochang and Xinjiangwan area in Puxi.
With construction area of about 70,000 square meters, the flagship store will be the largest single floored outlet operated by Sam's Club in China. It will cover food and beverage, entertainment, lifestyle, and education services. In addition, it will have an intelligent parking space, providing 1,100 parking slots for members only.
Sam's Club has maintained a strong development trend in recent years and it currently operates 26 stores. By the end of 2022, it is expected to have 40 to 45 clubs under construction and open in China. With more than 2.8 million members in China, the outlet has doubled the number of 2015.