By  on January 12, 2017

Amazon on Thursday said it would add 100,000 full-time jobs in the U.S. over the next 18 months.

Contrast that with reports that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will cut 1,000 jobs by the end of the month and with Macy’s Inc., which will lay off more than 10,000 workers as part of a massive streamlining. Additionally, The Limited shuttered all of its stores last week, Sears Holding Corp.’s namesake and Kmart chains have been hanging on by a thread for years, and Kohl’s Corp. and J.C. Penney Co. Inc. and many others are feeling the pain inflicted by e-commerce.

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