Amazon adds 50,000 seasonal workers to handle the holiday shopping spike.
Amazon is getting ready for the 2012 Holiday shopping season and hires 50,000 seasonal workers. This number is slightly higher than last year. In comparison, Macy's is adding 80,000 seasonal workers. Brick-and-Mortar stores are just more labor intensive than online stores. Amazon needs most seasonal workers in their warehouses. They need to package the crazy amounts of packages that are getting ordered during Black Friday and the weeks ahead of Christmas.
Black Friday 2012 is on November 23, 2012. Once again the whole month of November will be the filled with hot Black Friday deals. I4U News will again report about the best Black Friday deals and the hottest Black Friday ads as soon as they become available.