CEO: Pay, career prospects keep Sam's Club staffed


Sam's Club's approximately 600 stores have been fully staffed for the past three months, even in the midst of a tight labor market, CEO Kathryn McLay said. The Walmart-owned retailer's $15-per-hour minimum wage and $17.30-per-hour average wage, along with clear paths to careers in areas like cake decorating and forklift driving, have kept staffers loyal, McLay said.

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