Michaels to Hire Over 16,000 Employees for the Holiday Season

Seasonal Hiring Event on September 12

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK), the largest arts and crafts retail chain in North America, today announced it will hire over 16,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. and Canada stores and distribution centers in preparation for the 2020 holiday season.

Michaels will host a seasonal hiring event in U.S. stores on September 12 from 12pm – 4pm. The Company will be hiring talented team members across the organization and strengthening its buy-online, pickup in-store (BOPIS) team in order to continue to serve shoppers in a safe and convenient way during the holiday season. Candidates in Canada can visit their local stores to learn more about holiday hiring opportunities.

“At Michaels, we’re committed to helping everyone stay creative and safe. Our team members are vital to helping our Makers bring a little extra joy home during the upcoming holiday season,” said Rob Koch, the Michaels Companies Executive Vice President of Stores and Real Estate. “We are proud to employ such creative and passionate team members and are dedicated to making Michaels a fun and supportive place to work. Each holiday season, we are pleased to add additional talent to our growing team and we look forward to safely providing another exceptional holiday shopping experience to our Maker community this year.”

Michaels team members strive to make each customer experience exceptional every time, ensuring that Makers are fully equipped to make the world brighter and more meaningful during the holiday season. Michaels offers an exclusive seasonal assortment that features an array of seasonal décor and ornaments, beautiful floral picks and greenery, and the best tree lot in town.

Michaels seasonal team members benefit from competitive wages, flexible hours and a 30% discount, as well as an exciting and supportive work environment rooted in a culture that encourages passion and creativity. Last year, Michaels hired more than 50% of seasonal in-store positions into regular roles following the holidays.

Candidates in both the U.S. and Canada interested in seasonal positions can learn more in stores or apply online at Michaels.com/storejobs.

About The Michaels Companies, Inc.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. is North America's largest specialty provider of arts, crafts, framing, floral, wall décor, and seasonal merchandise for Makers and do-it-yourself home decorators. The Company operates more than 1,270 Michaels stores in 49 states and Canada. Additionally, the Company serves customers through a variety of digital platforms including Michaels.com, Canada.michaels.com, consumercrafts.com and aaronbrothers.com. The Michaels Companies, Inc., also owns Artistree, a manufacturer of high-quality custom and specialty framing merchandise. For a list of store locations or to shop online, visit www.michaels.com or download the Michaels app.

Mallory Smith
PR Manager

Source: The Michaels Companies, Inc.