Amazon to double holiday hiring to 200,000

Amazon plans to hire 200,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, double the number of workers it hired a year ago

NEW YORK -- Amazon plans to hire 200,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, double the number of workers it hired a year ago.

Other retailers plan to hire in smaller numbers. Target said it would hire 130,000 this year, up 4% from a year. And Kohl’s planned to hire 90,000, about the same from 2018.