Amazon cutting hundreds of jobs: Seattle Times

Amazon cutting hundreds of jobs: Seattle Times
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  • calendar-gray 12 February 2018

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is cutting hundreds of jobs in its headquarters at Seattle and in its global operations, the Seattle Times reported, citing one person familiar with the matter, APA reports quoting Reuters.

 

The layoffs are primarily focused on the online giant’s consumer retail businesses, the Seattle Times said, citing two people familiar with the matter.

 

Amazon employed about 566,000 full-time and part-time employees at the end of 2017, according to its latest annual filing.

 

Amazon did not immediately respond to request for comment.

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