Apple cuts ten per cent of retail workers

Latest SEC filing reveals 1,600 full-time sales positions went at vendor during second quarter.

Apple has cut around ten per cent of its workforce during the second quarter of 2009, according to documents released to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

According to the document, Apple cut its full-time workforce from 15,600 to 14,000 during the second quarter. It is unclear if the retailer made the roles redundant or shifted them to part-time positions.

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jack who3486d ago

i guess they need to make more money ay?

Gaara_7243486d ago

when this was sony i renember you being one of the 1st to say it was because of the ps3 and how bad it is but when its apple guess its because they want to make more money makes sence......BAKA

Imallvol73486d ago

Looks like those new commercials are doing their job for MS. Glad the truth is out there.

Fishy Fingers3486d ago (Edited 3486d ago )

You really think a few localised commercials over the last few weeks have had such a knock on effect? More likely, just like pretty much every company the recession has hit them hard and they're "trimming the fat".

Imallvol73486d ago

Lol . . . not really. Sorry, I forgot how serious the comment section was here at N4G. I have been away for a while because I got so tired of the bickering.

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