Winnebago cuts jobs, cites weak motor home trends

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CHICAGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Winnebago Industries Inc , the No. 1 maker of motor homes, said on Thursday that layoffs were underway at its Forest City, Iowa plant, which makes about 90 percent of its products and employs about 3,300 workers. A company spokeswoman told Reuters the company was "discouraged" by the retail trends in the motor home marketplace, which she said had been down "pretty severely" since late summer. Winnebago did not say how many workers would be affected by the ...

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