Meijer eliminating American jobs as Midwest retailer streamlines IT 

Meijer laying off workers as Midwest retailer streamlines IT

WALKER, MI — Meijer is undergoing a major IT restructuring as the Midwest retailer looks to streamline its technology.

As part of the changes, the retailer is laying off employees, the company confirmed to MLive.

Larger companies are transitioning from legacy hardware systems to cloud-based computing at a faster rate, said Brad Andrus, with Trivalent Group, a Grand Rapids-based IT firm that serves small and medium-size businesses.

Cloud-based technology is considered more secure because the remote systems’ security is updated automatically, he said. 

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