Online holiday shopping is expected to increase by 16 percent this year, according to a recent survey. The increase means around 82 percent of shoppers will buy their gifts online this holiday season.
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Those stats put Amazon, one of the world’s largest retailers, stands to benefit from that bump in online shopping.
In August this year, Amazon hosted a national hiring day at several of its locations where the online retailer offered applicants jobs on the spot. The company hosted the event in an effort to fill 40,000 full-time positions and 10,000 part-time jobs, according to Amazon.