Halloween City Hires 10,000 Seasonal Employees for Halloween

Sep 21, 2011, 10:00 ET from Halloween City

LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation for the Halloween season, a nearly $6 billion industry and the second largest retail holiday according to the National Retail Federation, the costume superstore, Halloween City, is creating thousands of temporary jobs. Halloween City is recruiting 10,000 people to work in the hundreds of temporary Halloween City locations throughout the country. The average store will hire 20-25 employees to accommodate the busy Halloween season.

"As a seasonal retailer dedicated solely to Halloween, Halloween City believes it's important to provide our valued guests with an interactive store experience," said John McIntire, co-president of Halloween City. "Our excellent customer service and quality products, including creative costumes, themed products and decor, mean that people get everything they need to help bring Halloween to life."

The retailer is hiring several different positions, including District Managers, General Managers, Assistant Managers, Sales Associates, Cashiers and Stockroom Attendants. Halloween City's knowledgeable employees can quickly navigate through Halloween City's vast assortment of costumes, accessories and props to find shoppers the perfect costume.

Interested applicants can apply either on-line at halloweencity.com or in person at their local Halloween City store. Call 1-800-HALLOWEEN for a store nearest you.

About Halloween City

Halloween City is one of the nation's largest and oldest temporary Halloween retailers in the U.S.   Established in 1977, Halloween City has opened thousands of temporary Halloween retail locations over the years across the nation. Halloween City is a subsidiary of Amscan Holdings, Inc. and has its headquarters in Livonia, Michigan. Amscan designs, manufactures and distributes party goods through its vertically aligned retailers as well as other retailer worldwide. Amscan's worldwide locations include their corporate headquarters in Elmsford, NY as well as locations throughout Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia. Amscan operates seven state of the art distribution centers throughout the world and six manufacturing facilities domestically.

SOURCE Halloween City