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Holiday 2023: Help Wanted… or Not. Slow Growth in Planned US Retail Hiring

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Continuing our coverage of the 2023 holiday season, we explore the seasonal hiring plans of major retailers and logistics firms in the US, as well as trends in employment and job-opening levels.

Data in this report include:

  • Year-over-year growth in additional holiday labor levels among leading retail and logistics companies, 2020–2023
  • Selected leading retail and logistics companies’ holiday hiring plans, 2013–2023
  • US unemployment rate—overall and in retail, January 2022–October 2023
  • Retail job openings in total and as a proportion of all nonfarm job openings
  • US retail employment breakdown by subsector

Companies mentioned in this report include: 1-800-Flowers, Amazon, Bath & Body Works, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JCPenney, Macy’s, Target, Walmart

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