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Report: Department store retailer keeps holiday hiring plans under wraps


Don’t expect to hear specifics about Kohl’s holiday workforce any time soon.

Unlike other chains, including Target and Macy’s, that have announced their plans to hire thousands of temporary workers during the holiday season, Kohl’s is not discussing the number of seasonal hires its will make, according to CNBC.

The chain did confirm it will hire “some seasonal staff.” However, it is more focused on giving additional hours to its current workforce — a group that it has been bolstering all year, the report said.

Walmart made a similar move last week when it announced it would give extra hours — and train — existing employees for both traditional roles, including cashier and stocker, as well as newly created technology-empowered positions, such as personal shoppers and Pickup associates.

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