Macy’s Laying Off 831 San Fran Workers, Closing Local Tech Arm

Macy’s is laying off 831 employees in San Francisco at its division amid plans to shift tech operations to Atlanta and New York, amid a broader retrenchment that is seeing it close 125 stores nationwide.

In a letter filed with the state of California on Monday, the retailer said the layoffs would take place between April and August of this year and impact everyone from software engineers to technical leads. The division has its own office at 680 Folsom St. in San Francisco and includes Macy’s product and digital revenue and technology teams.

“After careful consideration, Macy’s offices in San Francisco will close. We believe these changes will eliminate any duplication of efforts, bringing these teams closer to our business teams and strategy,” Emily Workman, a Macy’s spokeswoman, said in an email. …

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  1. Sorry for the 831 workers being laid off as Macy’s escapes the SF and CA pig sty. Hopefully some will be able to keep their positions by relocating with the jobs.

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