Walmart: 300 workers needed for new Ore. store

Walmart: 300 workers needed for new Ore. store
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CORNELIUS, Ore. – Walmart will begin hiring soon for a new supercenter in Cornelius.

The big-box chain reportedly needs 300 workers for the new store.

Walmart is working with the city to set up a "hiring center." Executives hope to have it ready by June 1.

As for the store itself, it's scheduled to open in September.

Meanwhile, over the weekend Walmart announced plans to start selling the popular iPad in its stores. The retailer hasn't given a date for when it will hit store shelves, but it is expected later this year.

Walmart reportedly has been trying to expand its electronics department to compete with Best Buy and Radio Shack. No word yet whether the iPad will be offered at a discount.

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