Firing Round At FabFurnish: 50 Employees Sacked As Part Of “Business Positioning”

It seems that all is not well at e-commerce firm FabFurnish.

According to reports in the ET, has fired at least 50 employees, or about a fourth of its workforce. It is vacating warehouses as part of a business restructuring. The online furniture seller is changing its model and laying off employees at various levels. The company said it has “undertaken a resource optimisation exercise” and is “hiring a talent pool ideal for our new business positioning”. 

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Earlier, in July the company had replaced the management with cofounders Vikram Chopra and Mehul Agrawal moving out of day-to-day responsibilities and senior directors Ashish Garg and Ankita Dabas taking over the reins. was launched in March 2012. The company got its initial round of funding from Rocket Internet, a German incubator which has multiple ecommerce ventures across various countries. Besides online shopping, it also has partner showrooms at Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Faridabad. The e-store initially started with 2,000 products and since then has scaled to an assortment of over 80,000 products comprising furniture, furnishings, decor and kitchenware from across the world.

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