Macy's to hire 80,000 holiday workers

October 1, 2012 1:49:27 PM PDT
The retail chain Macy's says it will add about 80,000 holiday workers this year. That's a 2.4 percent increase over last year.

The season work will include sales positions, call centers and distribution centers.

Other stores such as Kohl's, Toys R Us and Wal-Mart have also announced plans to hire more people this holiday compared with last year.