In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 file photo, Giselle Basurto, of Mexico, shops at a Kmart store in New York on Thanksgiving Day. Because of an expected increase in holiday shopping in 2016, hiring seasonal employees in Whatcom County may increase by about 100 people.
In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 file photo, Giselle Basurto, of Mexico, shops at a Kmart store in New York on Thanksgiving Day. Because of an expected increase in holiday shopping in 2016, hiring seasonal employees in Whatcom County may increase by about 100 people. John Minchillo AP
In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 file photo, Giselle Basurto, of Mexico, shops at a Kmart store in New York on Thanksgiving Day. Because of an expected increase in holiday shopping in 2016, hiring seasonal employees in Whatcom County may increase by about 100 people. John Minchillo AP

Study: Whatcom retailers to increase holiday hiring

October 04, 2016 05:00 AM