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The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area reports that Food Lion has cut 80 jobs, half of them in the company’s corporate offices, and none of them in the stores.

“It’s our objective to continue to evaluate and improve our business in order to better meet the needs of our customers and remain a successful organization in uncertain times,” spokesperson Karen Peterson tells the Journal. “Consequently, we’ve had to make the difficult decision to eliminate some positions.”

KC's View:
Going to be a lot of stories like these about a lot of companies. The moves are inevitable as companies of every stripe work to gird themselves against the impact of the recession.