Los Angeles Times
Despite a presidential election, " fiscal cliff " debates and Hurricane Sandy , retailers bumped up their holiday hiring to the highest level in six years, according to a report. Retailers hired 728,000 new workers in the last three months of the...
San Diego Union-Tribune
Holiday retail hiring across the country was the strongest since 2006, the year before the start of the Great Recession. Retailers brought in 728,300 people in October, November and December, the most since they hired 746,900 in 2006. The 2012 hiring...