A&P Confirms Additional Layoffs

MONTVALE, N.J. — A spokeswoman for A&P [4] here confirmed Friday there was another round of layoffs at the company, but did not provide details beyond that.

The Bergen Record newspaper, citing an unnamed employee, said around 40 workers were dismissed including a senior vice president, a vice president and five department directors. SN was unable to immediately confirm this.

A&P earlier this year said it would eliminate some accounting jobs as a result of outsourcing that department.

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“We continue to focus on structuring our company to best serve customers and invest in our stores,” Marcy Connor, a spokeswoman for A&P, said in a statement. “To that end, we had to make the difficult decision to eliminate positions at our headquarters office. Though these decisions are not easy, they will position us to be a better company in the future.”

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