• Walmart isn’t hiring a ton of seasonal employees for the holiday rush this year.
  • This holiday strategy stands in contrast with that of other retailers, like Target.
  • A Walmart representative told Business Insider that the chain’s practice reflects the investment it’s put into training its associates.

The holidays are fast approaching, but Walmart isn’t following the trend of bulking up its workforce with a slew of seasonal hires.

For the third year in a row, the retail giant plans to handle the holiday rush by offering its 1.5 million US-based employees extra hours in order to handle the holiday rush. This strategy sets Walmart apart from retailers, like Amazon and Kohl’s, that bring…