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Macy's to increase hiring this holiday season
Macy's to increase hiring this holiday season

Department store giant Macy's Inc. is bulking up its holiday ranks with 86,000 temporary positions, the latest retailer to boost seasonal hiring in preparation for the upcoming shopping season. The Cincinnati-based company said it was hiring about 3,000 more seasonal workers than last year to staff its Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores, call centers and distribution centers during the holidays. Other retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kohl's are also boosting their holiday hiring. The ramp-up in temporary hiring could hit more than 800,000 workers in the last months of the year, the highest level since 1999, according to career counseling firm Challenger,...

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