Who’s Hiring for the Holidays? 40% of Retailers to Increase Staffing

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The countdown to Black Friday begins – 10 days till the busiest shopping day of the year. So, who’s hiring for the Holidays?

To provide a better customer experience, more than 95% of respondents to JLL’s recent survey indicated their staffing will remain the same or increase compared to last year, with nearly 40% reporting they will increase their staffing up to 15%.  Retailers already prepping for the busy upcoming season with hiring sprees include:

  • Toys R Us, which announced that it is hiring 45,000 seasonal employees
  • UPS, with plans to hire 95,000 workers
  • Macy’s will be hiring 86,000 employees nationwide
  • Kohl’s is hiring 67,000 temporary spots

Check back during the next week for more updates on Black Friday and Thanksgiving Thursday from JLL’s 2014 Holiday Sentiment Report, which includes feedback from 800 largely national or global retailers in JLL-managed shopping centers across the United States.

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