Did you hear?... Outlast lays off five employees

Outlast has laid off five employees, a representative of the company confirmed to SNEWS®.

Outlast has laid off five employees, a representative of the company confirmed to SNEWS®. Audrey DeBarros, the company's director of marketing, is one of the casualties, along with the only other member of the marketing department. Her last day is Oct. 31. The other layoffs are from both the accounting and testing departments. The layoffs are in response to a "company reorganization refocusing energy and resources on product development," a company representative said.


Did you hear?... TNF lays off 12 employees

Representatives of The North Face contacted SNEWS® to say the company has laid off 12 employees as part of a reorganization. The layoffs are spread among the marketing, customer service, and finance departments. TNF was quick to state that the layoffs have nothing to do with any ...read more

Confluence Lays off 18 percent of Staff

Confluence Watersports Company has laid off 48 employees in its North Carolina facility and 7 employees in Vermont, Andy Zimmerman, CEO of the Trinity, North Carolina-based company, confirmed with SNEWS on March 29. That leaves 250 employees. Zimmerman insists that despite rumors ...read more

VF Lays Off 13,000 Employees

In the face of what it calls a "very challenging retail climate" and with continued expectation for continued soft apparel sales, apparel giant VF Corporation (Lee, Wrangler, Vanity Fair, The North Face, Eastpak, and Jansport, among other holdings) has announced that it will quit ...read more

K2 lays off 36 as company restructures

Robert Marcovitch, K2's new president, spent the last month drawing up new organizational charts with a mandate to eliminate the silos and redundancy the company had become mired in. The result? Thirty-five employees were laid off two weeks ago, and then one more late last week. ...read more

WaterMark lays off 18

WaterMark informed 18 employees, including company executives Dean Hart, vice president of marketing, and Charlie Jordan, vice president of demand planning, that their positions were being eliminated, effective immediately. The layoffs, affecting approximately 4 percent of ...read more