Macy’s Inc. will lift its holiday hiring this year by 4 percent, in a move belying industry experts who predicted retailers will keep seasonal hiring at or below their 2010 levels.
Macy’s expects to hire about 78,000 seasonal associates for its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers, compared to last year’s 75,000 seasonal associates. The lift is consistent with Macy’s guidance for second-half same-store sales to rise 4 to 4.5 percent.
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