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Quick Take: February Challenger layoffs low; retail hiring for Spring

The Challenger report on layoff intentions for February was at 35,369, down 20.8% from January, and down 4.3% from a year ago. Layoffs were mainly due to restructuring (19,862) and closing (11,140). Layoff intentions were highest in retail (6,106) and services (5,038).

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