By  on September 13, 2018

Target Corp. is joining the ranks of retailers putting up a “Help Wanted” sign in their windows — the mass merchant today said it will hire 120,000 seasonal holiday workers, a 20 percent jump over last year’s period. But the low 3.9 percent unemployment rate will make it tough to meet its staffing needs.

Last holiday season, Target posted a 1.3 percent decline in same-store sales for the November and December holiday period. This despite what experts considered the retail industry’s best Christmas since 2011.

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