ONLINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ONLINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428727-79/holiday-percent-workers-hiring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428727-79/holiday-percent-workers-hiring.html.csp">Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and PAUL WISEMAN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T15:22:53.639-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl’s plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000. One after the other, a flurry of major U.S. retail and transportation companies announced sharp increases this week in the number of temporary workers they plan to hire for the holiday season. Collectively, such hiring could reach its highest point this year for stores since 1999, when the economy was roaring and the Great Recession was still eight years away. Credit the combination ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287272014-09-18T15:22:53.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T15:22:53.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428727@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:22:53 MDT Alibaba’s plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428608-79/alibaba-company-china-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428608-79/alibaba-company-china-percent.html.csp">Alibaba’s plan: Today, China. Tomorrow, the world.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Amazon and eBay should watch their backs. As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans to expand into the U.S. The company controls nearly 80 percent of all e-commerce in China, and founder and chairman Jack Ma has ambitions that go beyond the country’s borders. Earlier this week, at a Hong Kong stop on Alibaba’s global tour to meet with potential investors, Ma sur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286082014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T09:17:02.172-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428608@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:17:02 MDT UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420757-79/ups-seasonal-workers-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420757-79/ups-seasonal-workers-company.html.csp">UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shopping. The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers. Last year, UPS underestimated the surge in deliveries during the holiday shipping season, which peaked several days later than the company had expected as shopping jumped at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584207572014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T13:19:02.69-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420757@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:19:02 MDT Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp">Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections</a></h4>