East Tennessee-based Goody's makes corporate job cuts

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville-based Goody's Family Clothing is making layoffs at its corporate office.

The company did not return repeated calls Friday, but finally issed a statement late in the day confirming they are eliminating positions at their West Knoxville headquarters.

Goody's says, "As previously announced, Goody's Family Clothing, Inc. is undergoing a reorganization of its business, and this process has required some difficult decisions. As part of the plan to reduce expenses, the Company has eliminated positions at its Knoxville office to better position Goody's for long-term growth and profitability."

They've declined to release an exact number of corporate job cuts.


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