Festive fears | As economy slows, Walmart plans to reduce its holiday season hiring

As economy slows, Walmart plans to reduce its holiday season hiring

Walmart has sounded a cautious note about this year's holiday season, planning to hire fewer workers than last year as it prepares for the critical season in the middle of a slowing economy.

According to Reuters, the largest U.S. retailer announced plans to add 40,000 workers in seasonal and full-time roles in a blog post by Maren Waggoner, senior vice president of field people for Walmart U.S.

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