Big retailers hiring seasonal help

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October 16, 2012 2:26:42 PM PDT
Online retail giant Amazon is one employer posting help wanted signs ahead of the 2012 holiday season.

The company is hiring 50,000 workers for the holiday season and many temporary positions could turn into full-time. Amazon currently employs 20,000 people at 40 "fulfillment centers." That is where the seasonal employees will be placed. (

Also looking for seasonal help is Macy's. That department store plans to hire 80,000 extra workers. (

Wal-Mart plans to add 50,000 temporary employees for the holidays. (

And, Toys R Us is set to hire 45,000 seasonal workers this year. (