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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Toys "R" Us 683 North Victory Boulevard, Burbank September 16, 2015

Toys “R” Us to hire 40,000 employees for the holidays

The giant kids’ store chain, Toys “R” Us, is gearing up for the upcoming holiday season and today it announced plans to hire 40,000 seasonal workers.  That means the company reportedly will more than double its current workforce. The retailer has opportunities at its stores, including the one in Burbank, as well as distribution centers nationwide. “We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and customer-focused individuals to join our team during this busy, but very exciting time of year. Our seasonal staff helps us make parents, grandparents,... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G -- A group enjoyed some tasty food truck items on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank August 28, 2015

Magnolia Park — Crowds, food trucks & kicks and gear shop

Magnolia Boulevard is continuing to evolve into an interesting trendy place to hang out in Burbank. Last Friday evening with temperatures in the 90s, crowds braved the heat for “Ladies and Gents Night Out.” Local eateries and smoking food trucks provided a variety of menu items for the hungry. Along with store bargains, there was entertainment and artists at work, too. Also this past weekend, a new hip, edgy business attracted attention and shoppers, while sparking curiosity and buzz. The shop is part of the $1 billion sneaker... Read More →

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Secret Service investigating possible hacker attack at Sears

Another major U.S. retailers may have been the target of hackers. The U.S. Secret Service is reportedly investigating a possible security breach at Sears, according to Bloomberg. The website quotes an anonymous source “… familiar with the investigation.” The government agency is already looking into major hack attacks on Target and Neiman Marcus. This latest development comes as struggling Sears has been attempting a comeback. More here.

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