Direct Line Blog

Retailers expect to hire more this holiday season

Share this article:

This Yahoo report indicates that retailers expect to hire more seasonal workers this holiday season than last. It's a sign that retailers expect a slightly better holiday as the recession appears to ease.

Hopefully, there are enough people employed in other sectors making money to buy all the extra products these workers will work to distribute throughout the country in the busiest commerce season of the year. New unemployment claims dropped this week, but unemployment continues to tickle 10% — it's currently at 9.8%.

Share this article:
close

Next Article in Direct Line Blog

Sign up to our newsletters

Latest Jobs:


Company of the week

Data Services, Inc. meets the needs of today's data-driven marketer by providing front-end database management and data analytics platforms alongside our expertise in global contact data quality, database building and ongoing maintenance that comes with our 45+ years in business.


Find out more here »

More in Direct Line Blog

Social Is a Key Part of 24 Hour Fitness' Lead Gen. Regimen

Social Is a Key Part of 24 Hour ...

Peer-to-peer referrals produce healthy conversion rates.

Not Every Small Business Prioritizes Marketing

Not Every Small Business Prioritizes Marketing

Whether or not it's to their detriment, some companies simply aren't interested in marketing, and probably never will be.

Marketers Speak out on Data, Email, and the Customer Experience

Marketers Speak out on Data, Email, and the ...

What are marketers talking about? In large part, how data changes everything.