Online retailer to lay off nearly 1,400 employees

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Online personal-shopping service and clothing retailer Stitch Fix Inc. announced it would lay off roughly 1,400 employees.

Most of the layoffs, impacting 18% of its staff, will occur in September.

San Francisco-based Stitch Fix employs stylists who help select items that are shipped to customers each month as part of a subscription service.

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