The latest layoffs will come from the retail division.
Amazon.com Inc. is getting ready to start another wave of significant job losses as it struggles with a slowdown in the growth of its online sales and prepares for a potential recession.
The corporation made the largest job cuts in its history earlier this month when it revealed it was letting go of more than 18,000 people throughout its corporate ranks.
Cuts will affect 18,000 people.
The world’s largest online retailer has spent much of the previous year adjusting to a sharp slowdown in e-commerce growth as consumers return to pre-pandemic habits.
Amazon has postponed the reopening of warehouses, paused hiring for its retail division, and extended a hiring freeze for corporate employees.
The corporation will offer affected employees employment, temporary illness benefits, and severance money.