American Eagle Outfitters Inc. AEO, +0.82% said Wednesday that it plans to hire 10,000 part-time seasonal workers for both its American Eagle and Aerie banners at a jobs event taking place Oct. 20. Hiring will span the U.S and Canada. Last year, the company brought on 22,000 part-time workers at a jobs event. Workers will be eligible for a 40% merchandise discount. American Eagle stock has tumbled 30.6% over the past year while the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.24% has gained 6.3%.

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