Retailers Staff Up For Return Of In-Store Holiday Shopping

  • Several major retailers, including Walmart, are directing most of their holiday hires to work on store floors this year as Americans shift to shopping in-person rather than primarily online.
  • Walmart Inc. told Reuters that 36,500 seasonal hiring jobs this year are in-store.
  • Party City said it plans to hire about 20,000 seasonal staffers ahead of Halloween, 3,000 more than last year, for roles at over 750 Party City retail stores and 150 Halloween City pop-up locations.