Private sales site Rue La La is restructuring operations, a move that includes shuttering its SmartBargains.com site and outsourcing the sales staff connected with its Rue Local operation.
One source familiar with the restructuring plans said about 11 percent of Rue La La’s total head count is affected by the changes. Some of those employees were offered other positions at the company, while the balance were given severance payments and outplacement services.
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