holiday season

Walmart Extends Hours For Holiday Season

Fort Smith, AR (KFSM) - Walmart says most of its stores and Neighborhood markets are now open from 7 AM to 11 PM. In a tweet; it explains the longer hours are to spread out the shopping day and…

Amazon Adding 100K Jobs For Holiday Season

(CNN) - The most wonderful time of the year is also the busiest for Amazon. So the company is adding 100,000 seasonal jobs and it promoted 35,000 current workers. It's the latest in a wave of new hires this…

Consumers Plan To Spend Less This Holiday Season

(CNN) - Americans are expected to spend less this holiday season than in the past. The National Retail Federation released its annual survey Wednesday. They asked more than 7,600 consumers about their holiday shopping plans. Researchers found that on…

Nontraditional Holiday Season Travel Shaping Up

(CNN) - A new survey found that people aren't necessarily going home for the holidays. Travelocity's 2020 holiday travel outlook found that nearly 60% of Americans won't be traveling to see friends or family during the holidays. Of those,…

Target Announces Changes To Seasonal Hiring

(CNN) - Target is gearing up for the holiday season. The retailer announced new plans for employees as it expects to see an increase in contactless shopping during the holidays. Target says it is going to double the number…

FedEx Hiring 70K Workers For Holiday Season

(CNN) - FedEx is getting ready for the holiday season. On Monday the delivery company announced it plans to hire 70,000 workers this year. The majority of new hires will be seasonal employees. FedEx says it expects to see…

Walmart Holiday Season Not As Good As Expected

(CNN) - Walmart had a disappointing holiday. America's largest retailer reported on Tuesday, just a 1.9% increase in sales during the final quarter of 2019. That included a 35% spike in online sales. Walmart's chief financial officer Brett Biggs…

Best Buy Hiring For Holiday Season/Job Fairs

(CNN) - Electronics retail giant best buy says it's planning to hire thousands of people for the holiday season. That's according to a recent posting on the company's blog. To find people, Best Buy is hosting nationwide job fairs…

UPS To Hire 100,000 For Holiday Season

(CNN) - UPS says it's getting ready for the holiday season by going on a hiring spree. The company announced on Monday that it plans to hire 100,000 seasonal employees for the holidays. Most of the positions will be…

Retailers Hiring Big For Holiday Season

(CNN) - Retailers are offering up holiday gifts to workers, in the form of lots of holiday temp jobs. Macy's said it will hire 80,000 seasonal workers,  GAP said Monday it will bring on 65,000 temps and Target announced…