Kohl’s hiring thousands of seasonal workers

Kohl’s on Monday said it plans to hire more than 69,000 employees nationwide in advance of the holiday shopping season.

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Positions are available at more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, Kohl’s distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers across the country and at Kohl’s credit operations, the company said.

Hiring began in August and most jobs will be filled by mid-November, the company said.

“Hiring levels at specific locations vary depending on the business needs of each facility,” Kohl’s said in a news release announcing the positions.

In Palm Beach County, Kohl’s has locations in Lake Park, Royal Palm Beach and Boynton Beach.

Those interested in the positions should visit KohlsCareers.com, the company said.

Toys “R” Us reveals top toys for the holiday season

School just started, but retailers have already turned their attention to the holiday shopping season.

Ashley Frost, of Lake Worth, wearing a shirt saying,"I've trampled people for less," looking for 'Door Buster' Christmas deals at Toys "R" Us on Thanksgiving Day in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, November 22, 2012. (Gary Coronado/The Palm Beach Post)
Ashley Frost, of Lake Worth, wearing a shirt saying,”I’ve trampled people for less,” looking for ‘Door Buster’ Christmas deals at Toys “R” Us on Thanksgiving Day in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, November 22, 2012. (Gary Coronado/The Palm Beach Post)

Toys “R” Us on Wednesday revealed its “top toy list” for 2016, giving parents plenty of time to find the most sought after items this holiday season. The company said it has been working for nearly a year to compile the list, which consists of 40 items. Toys “R” Us also released its “Fabulous 15” list, featuring the toys it expected to be among the most popular this season.

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“It’s serious business creating a list of must-haves that helps parents and gift-givers stay ahead of their kids’ requests,” said Richard Barry, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. “Our mission is to ensure parents feel confident in their toy buying decisions – whether they choose to check off their kids’ wish lists now or right before Christmas.”

Here is a look at Toys “R” Us’ top 15 picks. To view the full list, click here.

  • Hatchimals from Spin Master
  • Light ‘n Go 3-in-1 Activity Walker from Little Tikes
  • Little Live Pets Snuggles My Dream Puppy from Moose Toys
  • Num Noms Lipgloss Truck from MGA Entertainment
  • PAW Patrol Zoomer Marshall from Spin Master
  • PJ Masks Headquarter Playset from Just Play
  • Power Wheels Wild Thing from Fisher-Price
  • SelfieMic from Moose Toys
  • Shopkins Tall Mall from Moose Toys
  • Sky Viper v2400FPV Streaming Drone with FPV Headset from Skyrocket Toys
  • STAR WARS InteracTech Stormtrooper Figure from HASBRO
  • Think & Learn Code-a-pillar from Fisher-Price