Lowe's to host National Hiring Day event seeking more than 50,000 store associates
Lowe's Cos. announced its second-annual National Hiring Day where the home improvement retailer expects to hire more than 50,000 store associates on a full-time, part-time and seasonal basis. In-store seasonal positions will cover the February through September period, with jobs including cashiers and lawn and garden associates. Lowe's is looking for staffers nationwide including 1,250 workers in Denver, 1,740 in New York, 1,860 in Philadelphia, and 1,320 in the Washington D.C. metro area. Lowe's shares have slipped 2.1% over the last year while the S&P 500 index has gained 1.6% over the period. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.