Drizly, an Uber-owned alcohol e-commerce delivery platform, began “company wide” layoffs this week, according to several social media posts by former employees. Drizly confirmed the layoffs to Brewbound, but initially did not share how many people were affected.
“Those team members who are leaving us have been a huge part of Drizly, and we have a deep gratitude for all their contributions. We will build on the foundations that they established as we move forward with the shared Drizly and Uber visions for alcohol. As much as we regret having to say goodbye to so many talented colleagues, these tough decisions must be made in order to secure Drizly’s future and lay the foundation for the long-term success of both brands and our combined businesses.”
After Brewbound first reported the news, Drizly sent issued a second statement, confirming that approximately 100 roles were affected: “Drizly made the difficult decision to reduce the size of its team by approximately 100 roles,” Drizly said. “This was a part of a corporate restructure as Drizly officially begins integrating certain operations into Uber for a strategically aligned, centralized BevAlc vision.”