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In Face of Hard Times Iran's Digikala Remains Upbeat

In the face of the current economic volatility in Iran, just like many other private firms, major online retailer Digikala has been forced to lay off 175 of its employees. However, in an upbeat open letter, the company’s founders outline plans to preserv
In Face of Hard Times Iran's Digikala Remains UpbeatIn Face of Hard Times Iran's Digikala Remains Upbeat
The e-commerce company says they are adhering to “Built to Last” principles to ensure their success despite economic uncertainties

Digikala, a carbon copy of Amazon in Iran and one of the country's leading startups, in an open letter to employees announced that while the company has been forced to lay off 175 people, it will adopt strategies that will help it maneuver the firm out of economic hardships.
Company founders Hamid and Saeed Mohammadi pointed to the poor economic conditions as the reason for the downsize, and described the dismissal of 175 employees as one of the toughest decisions they ever had to make, but stressed that it is necessary for sustaining the business as a whole. News website ITIran published a copy of the letter.

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