Holiday

Jim Cunningham
November 20, 2017 - 6:26 am
Tuesday marks the beginning of the holiday travel season that is expected to be very busy for millions of Americans. About four million people are planning to fly to their destinations between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, a five percent increase over 2016, and the largest yearly jump in...
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Kara Marxer
November 13, 2017 - 6:20 am
With Black Friday only 11 days away, retailers are looking forward to a strong holiday shopping season. The National Retail Federation's annual survey shows the average American will spend $967 dollars this year on Christmas gifts, which is nearly 3.5 percent more than in 2016. And that surge is...
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FedEx Ground
Michael Ronnebaum
October 06, 2017 - 6:20 am
Federal Express announced an ambitious plan to hire thousands of part time employees ahead of the holiday shopping season. About 1,500 positions need to be filled, mostly at FedEx ground facilities in the Kansas City metro, said Nikki Mendecino, company spokeswoman. The shipping giant is responding...
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