That’s because Store 2152 is just a mile from the State University of New York at Albany, which hosts more than 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In August, undergraduates move into their dorms, and the store gets hectic with students looking for storage, bedding, laundry supplies and more.
“It was my first season last year,” Dwayne says. “I really didn't understand it until I was here. It's insane. I enjoyed it!”
Dwayne has worked with Walmart for 13 years and he appreciates how the company invests in its associates. While Walmart is known by most as a global retail corporation, he believes that on a community level, each store and every manager can change people’s lives.
Besides university traffic, Store 2152 draws many first-time visitors, including people passing through Albany, which is New York’s capital.