Thursday, March 15, 2012
Columbia Sportswear is in the process of laying off about 80 employees worldwide.
Most of the layoffs have occurred at the Washington County headquarters and in Europe, as Columbia reaches a 2 percent labor force reduction, company spokesman Ron Parham said this morning. Columbia employs about 4,100 people.
Forecasts of low single-digit sales and earnings growth prompted the company to make cost reductions, including layoffs, Parham said.
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