Patrick Spence, president and chief government officer of Sonos Inc., speaks throughout a Bloomberg Know-how Tv interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
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Wi-fi speaker firm Sonos stated it could lay off about 7% of its workforce, or roughly 130 staff, in a Wednesday submitting.
Shares had been comparatively flat in premarket buying and selling.
“Within the face of continued headwinds we’ve got needed to make some onerous decisions, together with eliminating some positions and reevaluating program spend,” Sonos CEO Patrick Spence stated.
The corporate employed 1,844 folks as of October 2022, when Sonos final disclosed its headcount. The corporate expects to incur $11 million to $14 million in restructuring prices, which embody the price of severance but additionally bills related to streamlining its actual property portfolio and bills.
The corporate lower its steering in its most up-to-date earnings report for the interval ending on April 1, 2023. Quarterly gross revenue was additionally down in comparison with the year-ago interval, from $179 million to $131 million. Income decreased 23.9% year-over-year, to $304.2 million.
The corporate had beforehand lower headcount by 12% in 2020, in response to the quickly unfolding Covid pandemic.