Walmart is cutting thousands of store manager positions and adding new lower-paid positions, Bloomberg reports. 
The retailer is removing 3,500 salaried co-managers and adding 1,700 assistant store managers.
The managers whose jobs are cut will be able to apply for other positions.
In a statement to Business Insider, Walmart said the restructuring is meant to meet customers’ changing needs with the growth of e-commerce.
“Retail is changing rapidly and we are transforming to meet the needs of our customers,” the company said. “W e have a growing emphasis on serving customers seamlessly however they want to shop: in stores, online, on their mobile device — through pickup or delivery. To help compete …
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