Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

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Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

Postby WB Staff » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:22 pm

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Strike King Lure Co. in Collierville files notice of layoffs

Strike King Lure Co. in Collierville is closing and will eliminate 18 jobs by the end of the year.

The company filed a notice with the Tennessee Department of Workforce Development about the permanent layoffs, which will occur between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, according to the filing.

Strike King Lure, 466 Washington St. in Collierville, sells specialty sports fishing brand products and services.

Strike King is a business unit of Lew's Holdings Corp., an outdoor consumer products company based in Lexington, South Carolina, with a portfolio of brands including Lew’s Fishing, Strike King Lures and Hunters Specialties.

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Re: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

Postby kb » Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:16 pm

Strike King is not closing they are moving their distribution center to Springfield, MO where Lew's is located as well. This is the only layoffs as some of the people may not relocate to Springfield.
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Re: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

Postby ash » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:24 am

kb wrote:Strike King is not closing they are moving their distribution center to Springfield, MO where Lew's is located as well. This is the only layoffs as some of the people may not relocate to Springfield.


Makes total sense KB, centralized DC to better serve the customers.

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Re: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

Postby WRB » Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:47 pm

ash wrote:
kb wrote:Strike King is not closing they are moving their distribution center to Springfield, MO where Lew's is located as well. This is the only layoffs as some of the people may not relocate to Springfield.


Makes total sense KB, centralized DC to better serve the customers.

Makes sense if you are in the acquisition business to reduce costs by eliminating duplication in the work force, sucks if you worked hard to build the business and get laid off....for the Holidays.
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Re: Strike King Lure Co. files notice of layoffs

Postby mark poulson » Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:04 pm

WRB wrote:
ash wrote:
kb wrote:Strike King is not closing they are moving their distribution center to Springfield, MO where Lew's is located as well. This is the only layoffs as some of the people may not relocate to Springfield.


Makes total sense KB, centralized DC to better serve the customers.

Makes sense if you are in the acquisition business to reduce costs by eliminating duplication in the work force, sucks if you worked hard to build the business and get laid off....for the Holidays.
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