Amazon boosts holiday hiring, signaling shift in retail jobs

...about 70,000 and Macy's 85,000, which are all about flat compared with last year. Kohl's, J.C. Penney and Toys R Us are hiring fewer, while GameStop is hiring about 12 percent more workers.Amazon.com Inc. has more than 90,000...

Macy's plans to add 85K seasonal holiday hiring workers

...Kohl's Corp. has said it expects to hire more than 69,000 workers, up from 67,000 in the 2014 holiday season. Toys R Us plans to hire 40,000 people to work at stores and distribution centers around the country, which is down from 45...

Wal-Mart says it will hire 60,000 holiday season workers

...are getting ready for the increase in business that comes with the busy shopping period. Retailers Kohl's Corp. and Toys R Us and shipping companies FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc. all announced their plans in the last few days.

Retailers and shippers gear up for holiday hiring

...Kohl's Corp., based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, said most of the jobs will be filled by the middle of November.- Toys R Us: The toy seller plans to hire 40,000 people to work at stores and distribution centers around the country. That's...

Farewell FAO Schwarz: Last day of business at NYC toy store

...store in the world, is closing Wednesday night.Owner Toys R Us announced the decision in May, citing the high and rising...around the piano in December while singing "Jealous."Toys R Us of Wayne, New Jersey, has been privately held since 2005...

EBay sells Enterprise unit, tops profit expectations

...brick-and-mortar retailers. Clients include Sports Authority, PetSmart and Ikea. Earlier this month one of its biggest clients, Toys R Us, said that it would move its ecommerce business in house next year.But that didn't stop the sale to a group of private...

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...5 billion, lifting its total to $1.23 trillion.Toys R Us will close FAO Schwarz storeNEW YORK - Toys R Us is closing its iconic FAO Schwarz store, citing the rising...

Help police identify theft suspect

...man who used a stolen credit card to purchase electronics.Police said the unidentified man purchased electronics at Toys R Us and Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road on Dec. 31.Anyone with information is asked to contact the a property crimes investigator...

Shoppers still look to layaway for holiday purchases

...now. They're starting to do the pick-ups now."Toys "R" Us rolled out holiday layaway in 2009, and the service...payments and in-store pick-ups were required."Toys "R" Us customers utilize layaway for a variety of purposes...

Americans expected to spend $2.5 billion on Cyber Monday

...deals to 500 compared with last year, including up to half off some TVs, tablets and toys with free-shipping offers.Toys R Us is offering online deals for 11 days that began the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and also has free-shipping offers...