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Sam’s Club is hiring 2,000 e-commerce workers and launching week-long deals in preparation for a surge in online holiday shopping



a sign on the side of a building: "COVID-19 has changed how our members shop and the experiences they desire," Sam's Club Chief Member Officer Tony Rogers said in a statement. Johnny Louis/Getty Images


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“COVID-19 has changed how our members shop and the experiences they desire,” Sam’s Club Chief Member Officer Tony Rogers said in a statement. Johnny Louis/Getty Images

  • Sam’s Club will hire 2,000 permanent workers to staff its fulfillment and distribution centers.
  • The Walmart-owned members-only retailer has also begun launching holiday deals. 
  • Like many retailers, Sam’s Club is overhauling its holiday timeline in order to suit the needs of members during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sam’s Club is embarking on an e-commerce hiring spree and launching early deals ahead of the upcoming holiday season.

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Walmart’s members-only warehouse chain announced that it will be hiring 2,000 permanent, full-time workers to staff fulfillment and distribution centers and bolster its supply chain. Hundreds of those new employees will be working at the company’s newest fulfillment center in Perris, California.

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Amazon is launching a personal shopping service for men

Amazon is trying to make fashion easier for men.



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The company is expanding its Personal Shopper feature, which launched last year for women’s clothing, to include menswear.

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For $5 a month, Amazon Prime customers can choose up to eight items of clothing to have shipped to them to try on. They pay for the ones they want to keep, and ship the rest back for free within seven days.

The service also allows shoppers to make specific attire requests, for, say, a Zoom job interview.

The expansion comes during a difficult time for clothing retail.

Employers’ work-from-home mandates, along with mass unemployment ushered in by the pandemic, have transformed the concept of workwear, which is increasingly merging with athleisure styles that prioritize comfort and function.

Over the summer, Brooks Brothers, the menswear brand that became synonymous with the classic Wall Street banker look, filed for bankruptcy.

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