Apple is reportedly laying off a small number of people from one of its retail teams, according to reports from Bloomberg and Business Insider. It’s currently not clear how many people will be affected, but Bloomberg says the number is “likely very small,” and both outlets say that, internally, the company is pitching it as a way to improve its operations rather than as a cost cutting measure.
Still, until now, Apple’s lack of layoffs has set it apart from many big tech companies that have announced major cuts. Those include:
- Google: 12,000 jobs
- Amazon: 27,000 jobs
- Meta: 21,000 jobs
- Microsoft: 10,000 jobs
Apple’s layoffs seem to be on a massively smaller scale, but it appears it can no longer act as an example of a company that…