The department store said on Tuesday that its online sales have surged 29% during the first 10 months of 2010.
These new jobs will be realized over the next two years, and overall Macy's plans to add 3,500 jobs when including full-time, part-time and seasonal help.
The company previously announced it is building a new $150 million online fulfillment center near Martinsburg, W. Va., and will hire 1,900 full- and part-time employees. Macy's is also expanding a fulfillment center near Portland, Tenn.The new year has already set an optimistic tone for hiring in the retail sector, with Dollar General (DG - Get Report) announcing on Monday that it will open 625 new stores in 2011 and create 6,000 jobs. --Written by Jeanine Poggi in New York.
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