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Columbus State to Retrain Ex-Retail Staff

by Tom Knox

Columbus State Community College is looking to help laid-off retail workers displaced by the closures that have swept through the industry lately.

The school formed what it calls a “retail rapid response team” to address retraining laid-off retail employees.

The Andersons Inc., Limited Stores and Macy’s Inc. (NYSE:M) are among the Ohio-based retailers that have announced cutbacks and closures. The four-store Anderson’s (NASDAQ: ANDE) is closing soon and The Limited closed its 250 stores in January.

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