Meridian-based Scentsy, Inc. announced it laid off 19 employees Nov. 30.
Jennifer Pugh, the company’s chief human resources officer, said in an emailed statement, “As part of reorganizing a portion of our workforce, Scentsy identified a few roles no longer required. Where we could, we found new positions for the people affected. However, some roles were eliminated impacting a total of 19 people. This represents 1.7 percent of Scentsy’s total employment of 1,109 employees.”
Scentsy is a direct sales company, with more than 170,000 independent sellers. Scentsy had sales of $535 million in 2011 and the company has a goal of becoming a Fortune 500 company.