3 companies downsizing in 2017: Ohio workers impacted by layoffs

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Find out what stores are closing down.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Several companies and major retailers have announced lay offs in the first month of 2017, and some Ohio employees will be impacted by the corporate changes.

These companies have already announced job eliminations:

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Abercrombie & Fitch looks to rebound after sales of kids clothes declined through much of the economic downturn. (George Skene/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Abercrombie & Fitch looks to rebound after sales of kids clothes declined through much of the economic downturn. (George Skene/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)
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Abercrombie & Fitch looks to rebound after sales of kids clothes declined through much of the economic downturn. (George Skene/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

1. Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has eliminated 150 positions at the corporate level, a spokeswoman confirmed with this news organization today. The clothing retail chain is headquartered in New Albany, just outside of Columbus.

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As a blur of shoppers passes by, Lonnie Rudasill of Sidney waits outside of Macy’s while his wife shops inside the store in November 2014. File photo by JIM WITMER / STAFF

As a blur of shoppers passes by, Lonnie Rudasill of Sidney waits outside of Macy’s while his wife shops inside the store in November 2014. File photo by JIM WITMER / STAFF
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As a blur of shoppers passes by, Lonnie Rudasill of Sidney waits outside of Macy’s while his wife shops inside the store in November 2014. File photo by JIM WITMER / STAFF

2. Macy’s

Macy's is going to shut down 68 stores in the coming months, including three in Ohio. Macy's will close locations in Columbus, Sandusky and Steubenville. More than 193 employees will be impacted in Ohio. READ WHY HERE.

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MARK CACOVIC

MARK CACOVIC
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MARK CACOVIC

3. Fitbit

Fitbit, the California-based activity tracker company, said it is reorganizing its business structure and will lay off 110 employees — about six percent of the company's workforce.

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