• Hawker Beechcraft - The company says 240 employees will lose their jobs with the closing of Hawker Beechcraft Services facilities in Little Rock, Ark.; Mesa, Ariz.; and San Antonio, Texas. • Energizer - The St. Louis-based company said Thursday that it expects to shed about 1,500 employees. When finished, the restructuring should lead to $200 million in pretax yearly savings, Energizer said. It aims to have most of its restructuring steps finished by the end of September 2014. • Exide Technologies - Exide Technologies announced Thursday that it will be idling its lead-recycling operations in Laureldale and laying off 150 workers, effective no later than March 31. • Westinghouse - Westinghouse Anniston, the contractor responsible for shutting down Anniston’s chemical weapons incinerator, has reduced its workforce by another 50 employees.Then TheBlaze reports this:
Here are some of the business closings that were announced in just the past two days: •Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn. •Mount Pleasant’s Albrecht Sentry Foods •The Target store at Manassas Mall Va. •Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC •Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location •The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA •Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT •Movie Scene Milford Location NH •Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant – 620 Layoffs Expected •Gomer’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City •Kmart in Homer Glen •Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington •AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn. •The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs •The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC •Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN •Townsend Booksellers in Oakland •The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC – 79 Jobs LostGo to TheBlaze to see a complete list. They will be making a daily update to the listing of all employers laying off or closing up shop. Elections have consequences.