Topics regarding layoffs at Bed Bath & Beyond

Topics regarding layoffs at Bed Bath & Beyond

This is the future

Retail has had enormous changes over the past few years. I feel for both better and worse. With online shopping it will never be what it used to be. Years back some things were sold door to door. People opened their doors and let a stranger with... —  read more 

Winter Weather Warning

I shouldn’t be surprised, but I still am. I can not believe there wasn’t any type of corporate conference call or corporate email regarding the winter weather warning. Money over safety of employees will never cease to amaze me. Early close and delay... —  read more 

Bed Bath's New Reality

The harder the new clowns push metrics and shiny objects, the further down the grave goes. The new reality is that, without any actual leadership from the top, wannabe top and middle fakes. Who is going to really do any credible enforcement?!! No... —  read more 

I don't understand

we have enough cash to run and grow the business....... but we will do additional cost savings of 100M to maintain profit ratios..... ...and...we will still go ahead with the accelerated stock buyback ...and...we just paid a boat load to McKinsey to... —  read more 


Maybe my store is trying out something new but how are you going to run a store 7 days a week with one supervisor? SM hasn't been seen in over 4 weeks, 2 other supervisors out with covid. Shortened hours or not, how does it all fall one one person? —  read more 

New Year Focus

Today our store manager told us there will be a renewed focus on sales and service in the upcoming fiscal year. Once we get these stores closed and wrap up the year end, the company is going to reinvest in what works. Most stores will see an... —  read more 


My store hasn't closed yet, but I have no illusions that it won't happen. I wonder what the severance pay is like for those whose stores have been closed? Does anyone have info? I don’t plan on waiting for the severance pay, but I’m asking just in... —  read more 

It'll get better

I know many are in shock over their stores closing and some are panicking right now, but you need to know that you'll be okay. I don't know one person who was laid off or fired from BBBY who did not end up in a better position with a better job. Now... —  read more 

Are you surprised?

I pretty much knew that the store would be closed, but I didn't know it was going to happen this fast. It surprised me! I am absolutely unprepared and that is my big lesson for the future. It's my own fault that I didn't leave earlier. I just hope... —  read more 

Business model problem

My store has also closed. Honestly, I expected it, I assumed it would happen. I hope everyone affected was prepared to hear such news. What is obvious is that despite everything, despite finding various excuses, from pandemics to other things, the... —  read more 

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