Written by Kelli Nguyen
Stitch Fix will lay off roughly 1,400 California-based stylists as the company seeks new hires in lower-cost cities such as Dallas, Pittsburgh and Cleveland. The online retailer-and-styling service is cutting about 18% of its total staff and plans to hire 2,000 stylists in other states, The Wall Street Journal reports. Most layoffs will take place in September, and those affected can relocate to new positions. Meanwhile, the pandemic has accelerated conversation around companies and workers moving away from major cities, like San Francisco, due to surging costs.
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