Lands' End is to cut 60 jobs as part of plans to reorganise its corporate structure, the family clothing retailer confirmed to just-style today (21 January).

A company spokesperson said 30 of the jobs being cut are at Lands' End Headquarters in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, with another 30 to go at its United Kingdom and Germany operations.

The retailer said the organisational changes are necessary "to realign our corporate structure to guarantee efficient support for the future needs of our business."

It added: "With our focus on global brand management, we are strategically repositioning our resources to continue our strong financial performance and invest in the future growth of the Lands' End brand." 

Lands' End, which sells clothing and home goods, is a subsidiary of US general merchandise retailer Sears Holdings Corporation.

In November Sears posted a third quarter loss of $127m as sales dropped 4.7% to $10.2bn.