Macy's to expand e-commerce organization, add 725 jobs

New York City -- Macy’s said Tuesday that it plans to expand its website offerings and would add about 725 new positions over the next two years to implement the e-commerce expansion plan.

The department store retailer said the positions would be added in New York City and San Francisco to expand macys.com and bloomingdales.com. About 260 of the jobs will be in New York City, said Macy’s. The positions will be for macys.com and will concentrate on merchandising and marketing. Another 200 macys.com positions will be added in downtown San Francisco at its site development and operations facility.

Bloomingdales.com expects to add about 115 positions at its merchandising, marketing and operations facility in New York City. Other jobs will be added in additional facilities.

Macy's said its online sales climbed about 29% in the first 10 months of fiscal 2010. The company announced previously that it would build a new $150 million online fulfillment center near Martinsburg, W. Va., and will hire 1,900 full- and part-time employees there. The company is also expanding a fulfillment center near Portland, Tenn.