Business events scheduled for the coming week

...before the market opens.Reynolds American Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.United Parcel Service Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.Gilead Sciences Inc. reports quarterly financial...

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

...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.

UPS will hire up to 95,000 holiday season workers

...equipment improvements. It has automated more of its operations so it can process more orders using fewer people.United Parcel Service Inc. hired between 90,000 and 95,000 people for the 2014 holiday season. That was far more than it had hired...

Retailers and shippers gear up for holiday hiring

...That's above the 50,000 workers the Memphis, Tennessee, company said it would hire last holiday season.- United Parcel Service Inc.: The Atlanta company plans to hire between 90,000 to 95,000 employees from November to January, about...

UPS 2Q profit beats Street as overseas business improves

...daily export shipments rose 5.5 percent, mostly due to an 8.5 percent increase in intra-Europe shipments. United Parcel Service Inc. maintained its full-year forecast for earnings in a range of $5.05 to $5.30. Analysts surveyed by...

FedEx agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express

...which owns a 14.7 percent stake in TNT Express, said it supports the bid.The deal comes two years after United Parcel Service Inc. dropped its own 5.2 billion-euro takeover bid for the Dutch company, citing objections by European Union...

UPS hits lowered target for 4Q profit, 2015 forecast tepid

...costs and raise prices this year. He said UPS remained on track to hit long-term goals for increased earnings.United Parcel Service Inc. said Tuesday that it earned $453 million, or 49 cents per share, in the last three months of 2014, compared...

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

...delivery vehicles, trailers, aircraft and portable loading aids. It's also adding operating days and shifts.United Parcel Service Inc. said that the seasonal jobs have long served as an entry point for permanent employment.Individuals interested...

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...it would hire 20,000 temporary workers, but wound up adding twice that number, a spokesman said Wednesday. United Parcel Service Inc. planned to add 55,000 seasonal workers but ended up hiring 85,000.FedEx officials said they are talking...

Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driver

...several justices during arguments suggested the court could be searching for a middle ground in the dispute between United Parcel Service and former driver Peggy Young.UPS declined to give the woman temporary light-duty work after she became pregnant...