LIVONIA, Mich., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Costume superstore, Halloween City, is creating thousands of temporary jobs in anticipation of the upcoming Halloween season. Halloween has become nearly a $7 billion retail industry. It's the second largest retail Holiday in the US, according to the National Retail Federation. At this time every year, Halloween City expands its reach as more than 400 temporary Halloween City stores are opened to the public. Right now, Halloween City is recruiting up to 12,000 new employees to fill temporary management and store associate positions all across the country. Opportunities exist for more than 24 associates at every store, as the retailer looks to accommodate the busy Halloween season.
"Halloween City is a GREAT retail organization, selling fantastic merchandise in fabulous locations across the US," said Chris Bearss, senior vice president, retail development. "It's a wonderful opportunity for those looking for a fun retail experience. In most cases, our stores are conveniently located in and around major cities, right near where our temporary associates live. Hiring from within the local community helps to ensure that our favorite customers get that special attention they deserve."
A variety of positions are available, including some within the management team. Employees are treated to a specialized training program to gain Halloween costume product knowledge and expertise. More than 40 percent of US consumers plan to dress in costumes according to the National Retail Federation. Knowledgeable employees are needed to quickly navigate through Halloween City's vast assortment of costumes, accessories and props to help outfit shoppers in the perfect Halloween costume.
Interested applicants can apply either online at halloweencity.com or in person at any 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 throughout the country. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, Halloween City is a subsidiary of Party City Holdings, Inc., that designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic balloons, accessories, gifts and stationery.
SOURCE Halloween City