Amazon is laying off employees from the “Buy with Prime” division.

Amazon continues to reduce staff. After announcing layoffs across its divisions Prime Video, MGM Studios, Twitch And AudibleNow, in a new step, the company has also made layoffs in its “Buy with Prime” division Less than 5% of the workforce in this area is affectedaccording to CNBC.

«We regularly review the structure of our teams and make adjustments based on business needs. Following a recent review, we have made the difficult decision to eliminate a small number of roles within our Buy with Prime team“, an Amazon spokesperson explained in statements to the above-mentioned media and reiterated: “Buying with Prime remains a priority for Amazon“and that the company plans to invest further”significant resources” to its development.

These layoffs are in addition to the layoffs Amazon will also make in its manufacturing departments. Prime Video And MGM Studiosas reported a few days ago Mike Hopkins, Head of both departments, through an email sent to employees informing them of the job cuts. In the note, Hopkins explained that the company made this decision to “We prioritize our investments for the long-term success of our company«.

Cuts on Twitch and Audible

The company also announced layoffs at TwitchYour live streaming unit where 500 jobs will be cut. It is a statement Dan Clancy, Twitch CEOstressed that the cuts were being carried out with the aim of “We are adjusting the size of our company and adapting the workforce to the current company size«.

The cuts also had an impact its Audible department. According to Business Insider, citing an email from Mr. Audible CEO Bod CarriganThe company has laid off 5% of the workforce in its audiobook and podcast division. «I want you to know that we are making these decisions to strengthen our business over the long term.“Bob Carrigan said in the email to employees.

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These layoffs add to the spate of employee layoffs that occurred in late 2022 and into 2023 when the company was led by Andy Jassy More than 27,000 jobs were cut in almost all areas.

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