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Toys “R” Us’ Cost-Cutting Measures: 200 More Closings Due to Massive Debt & Disappointing Holiday Sales

Toys "R" Us Cost-Cutting Measures

The number of Toys “R” Us, Inc. store closings in 2018 has increased by 200. According to The Wall Street Journal, the store closures will be followed by Toys “R” Us corporate layoffs at its headquarters in Wayne, New Jersey. Moreover, the recent Toys “R” Us holiday season sales were quite disappointing as other online and (more…)

Albertsons to Layoff 76 Employees in Phoenix, AZ Amid Store Sales Decline in the 3rd Quarter

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Grocery store company Albertsons Companies LLC has announced job cuts at its Phoenix location, contributing to the Arizona layoffs in 2018 thus far. The grocery store company’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) report says that the Albertsons layoffs will affect 76 employees. Recently, the store reported a decline in sales and gross profit margins (more…)

Toys “R” Us Layoffs in New York: 5 Store Closings, 289 Job Cuts part of Debt Restructuring

Toys "R" Us Layoffs in New York

Toys “R” Us – Delaware, Inc., has announced that it will close five stores in New York. These store closures are related to the Toys “R” Us bankruptcy filing last September. The Toys “R” Us layoffs in New York will impact about 289 employees. The company’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) reports filed on January 26 (more…)

Macy’s Layoffs 2018: 3 Store Closings in California Led to 436 Job Cuts

Macy's Layoffs 2018

Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) started 2018 off by announcing plans to close 11 stores. The biggest surprise was, seven of the stores were previously unidentified locations. Four stores that were previously scheduled to close included three in California. Macy’s recently filed three Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) reports with the State of California Employment Development Department (more…)

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Amazon Cutting 58 Jobs At North Charleston Self-Publishing Business

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is laying off 58 employees in North Charleston, South Carolina this summer. The move comes just a year after Amazon moved CreateSpace, its book printing facility, out of the city. CreateSpace, Amazon’s self-publishing service, is laying off employees in its editing, marketing, and design division in July. The company has decided to (more…)

American Girl Lays Off 57 Employees Across 13 Locations Nationwide

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Layoffs Hit Wisconsin, Arizona, Washington State American Girl Brands LLC launched its newest doll, Luciana, an aspiring martian astronaut, in early January—then the company jettisoned 57 employees. American Girl announced 57 layoffs at 13 different locations across the country. Of the 57 layoffs, 21 occurred at Wisconsin facilities. The remaining 36 layoffs occurred at 10 (more…)