KEY POINTS
  • McDonald's is closing hundreds of restaurants inside of Walmart as the pandemic shakes up consumers' shopping and dining patterns.
  • The fast-food chain will keep about 150 locations at Walmart stores.
  • The big-box retailer said it plans to convert former McDonald's locations into other types of restaurants and services, including some with a more regional feel or unique spin.

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A shopper carrying a child returns to their car outside a Walmart store in Duarte, California, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020.

McDonald's is closing hundreds of restaurants inside of Walmart, as customers increasingly shop online and opt for the drive-thru window.

The big-box retailer confirmed Friday that the fast-food chain will have around 150 locations that remain across its 3,570 SuperCenters. That has gradually fallen over the years from a peak of about 1,000 locations.

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