From Mark Heschmeyer at CoStar.
2008’s Brutal Layoff Count
A Weekly Report on Future Corporate Downsizings
By Mark Heschmeyer |February 4, 2009
In this week’s issue:
* Sacked: 2008’s brutal tally of job losses.
* Macy’s cuts workforce by 3.9%; reduces capital expenditures; reorganizes.
* Starbucks closing 300 more stores; cutting 6,700 jobs.
* Plus, a whole new round of major U.S. corporation closures and layoffs were announced in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.