KELLOGG CUTS STAFF BY 525, CONTRACTOR POSTS BY 240

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Kellogg Co. here cut 525 staff positions and 240 positions filled by contractors who worked for other companies, Kellogg spokesman Anthony Hebron said. Money saved will be invested in new product development and more effective marketing, the company said. The cuts, which took effect last month, represent 21% of the company's office workers in North America, but less than 4%

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Kellogg Co. here cut 525 staff positions and 240 positions filled by contractors who worked for other companies, Kellogg spokesman Anthony Hebron said. Money saved will be invested in new product development and more effective marketing, the company said. The cuts, which took effect last month, represent 21% of the company's office workers in North America, but less than 4% of its overall work force, which was 14,400 at the end of 1997. Kellogg's domestic market share o

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