holiday season

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…

Target Reports Positive Holiday Season

(CNN) - Holiday sales for retail giant Target were well, right on target. The company reports that overall sales were up 3.4% in November and December. The holiday boom prompted Target to increase its earnings forecast, not just for the…

LGBTQ Group is a First for the Opelika Christmas Parade

The Auburn-based organization Pride on the Plains plans to don their spirit during this coming Saturday's Christmas Parade. This will be the first time that an LGBTQ-focused organization participates in the parade. The board members for Pride on the…

Consumers Expected To Spend 3.4% More This Holiday Season

(CNN) - The holiday shopping season is less than two weeks away and it's set to be a big one. Consumers are expected to spend $967.00 on average. That's according to this year's annual survey by Prosper Insights and Analytics…