I was just sent this interesting news link stating that Musician’s Friend is cutting 75 jobs from their northland distribution center (Missouri). It’s sad to see jobs disappearing, but it’s quite puzzling it’s not due to the bad economy?
An exact number of layoffs remain uncertain, said Galen Erickson, vice president of fulfillment at Musician’s Friend in Kansas City. Some of the affected workers could find jobs within the warehousing unit or other affiliated retail stores.
Musician’s Friend is closing a call center and a retail clearance store at the distribution center. Both business decisions are strategic rather than because of the economic downturn, Erickson said.
You can read the full article at Musical Merchandise Review.