BlackBerry Pares Down U.S. Sales Staff

BlackBerry Ltd. laid off several dozen members of its U.S. sales force Monday, according to people familiar with the matter, as the company continues to downsize in the midst of weak sales and diminishing market share.

The layoffs are part of rolling job cuts that have been ongoing for several weeks, according to the people. In March, BlackBerry reported that it had more than 12,000 employees, the last time it gave a total figure.

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