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Sure, the rat infestation at Condé Nast's new headquarters at One World Trade Center is bad, but to hear WWD tell it, the biggest problem for Condé staffers is that food delivery site Seamless doesn't have 1WTC programmed into its search function yet. The litany of complaints from Condé Nast staffers about the new digs go way beyond pests and lunch delivery, though: employees dislike the open office plan, the sad office furniture, and the inconvenience posed by security measures. For example, town cars need to go through security and can't just pull up in front of the building.
In regards to the rat problem, sources say that pest control is improving the issue and contrary to recent gossip, employees never received a memo asking them not to eat at their desks. Insiders report that the rats did not scare away Anna Wintour, who has been working at Vogue's new offices since November.
· Condé Nast Transition to 1WTC Not Without a Few Bumps [WWD]
· In Vogue vs Rats War, the Rats Are Winning [Racked]
· Rumor: Vogue's Rat Problem Is Getting Worse [Racked]