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Nearly 1,800 retail employees lost their jobs at 4 major companies this week — and it shows the great retail shakeout is far from over

Layoffs at Barneys, Kohl's, Wayfair, and Jet Black point to strife for retailer workers even as the US job market reached a 50-year high in 2019.
Wayfair co-chairman and co-founder Conine rings a ceremonial bell in front of fellow co-chairman and co-founder Shah at the company's IPO

Wayfair shares tumble most since October as company cuts over 500 jobs in bid to stop losing money

Wayfair shares fell over 10% as news broke that the company would cut more than 500 jobs, including 350 from its headquarters.
Walmart will retain 58 Jet Black employees.

Walmart is shutting down its exclusive Jet Black shopping service and laying off almost 300 people

Of around 350 total Jet Black employees, only 58 will be retained, according to a Walmart spokesperson.
Niraj Shah, co-founder, co-chairman, and CEO of Wayfair (R) with his wife, Jill Shah, founder and CEO of Jill's list.

Wayfair is laying off more than 500 workers

In a statement to Business Insider, a Wayfair spokesperson said that 350 jobs will be impacted in its Boston headquarters.

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is preparing to lay off 15,000 workers as it tries to adapt to electric cars

Daimler is wasting no time in making deep cuts to its workforce as the German auto industry continues to face tough times.
Subway cut hundreds of jobs at its corporate headquarters.

The Drive-Thru: Macy’s layoffs and store closures, South Korean Costco, and coronavirus hits delivery

Macy's closes stores, and the coronavirus hits more retailers in China. Read what happened this week in retail in The Drive-Thru.
Amazon Prime Air partner Pinnacle Logistics is laying off workers.

An Amazon Prime Air partner is laying off nearly 3,000 workers as Amazon brings more jobs in-house

Texas-based Pinnacle Logistics plans to lay off thousands of workers in Rockford, Illinois and Baltimore, Maryland.
Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis

Genealogy giant Ancestry just joined 23andMe in cutting workers as the DNA testing fad ends

Ancestry is laying off roughly 100 employees, CEO Margo Georgiadis said Wednesday, citing "a slowdown in consumer demand."
Lyft CEO Logan Green

Lyft is planning to cut 90 jobs and make changes to its marketing and sales teams, ahead of its February earnings report

Since its debut on the public market last April, Lyft has fended off investor concerns and questions on its ability to turn a profit.

Macy’s is closing a call center in a move that will affect 800 jobs

Macy's will also be closing 30 stores across the country this year, putting hundreds of jobs on the line.