Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to say it plans to hire more workers this holiday season than it did last year.
The worlds’ largest toy retailer said it plans to hire 45,000 seasonal workers, up slightly from last year when it hired 40,000 workers.
Many of the extra workers will be used to help support new services Toys ‘R Us is offering this year such as its toy reservation program and its “buy online, pick up in store” initiative. Others will work in distribution centers across the country, the company said. (Read More:Hot Holiday Toys—Even Santa Needs a Reservation)