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Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
Courtney is a retail reporter for CNBC.
Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of "Fast Money."
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Target confirmed that it will hire 70,000 seasonal workers this holiday, while Wal-Mart will add 60,000.
Christmas season retail hiring is expected to significantly outpace the level seen in 2013.
An analyst says sales volatility, lease obligations and competition make apparel specialty stores less than ideal targets.