Wal-Mart plans to hire more than 55,000 temporary employees for the holiday season.
The retailer also plans to transition 35,000 part-time workers to full-time hours, according to The Wall Street Journal .
"In addition to the traditional hiring of seasonal help, we are expanding opportunities for the people that already work for us," said Gisel Ruiz, chief operating officer of Wal-Mart U.S., told WSJ.
Wal-Mart has 1.3 million U.S. workers.
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