Retail

Resource pages for "Retail"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


H-E-B Temple TEXAS

H-E-B Adding 100+ Jobs, Expal USA Investing $1.4M In Texas

H-E-B will add a new automated frozen distribution line in Temple. In Texarkana, Expal USA will hire 44 people at TexAmericas Center.
Macy's China Grove North Carolina

Macy’s To Create Nearly 2,800 Jobs At New NC Fulfillment Center

Macy's will invest more than $584 million to open a new e-commerce fulfillment center in China Grove, NC.
Alabama Port Authority

Alabama Port Authority To Build ICTF Facility In Montgomery

The inland container intermodal transfer facility (ICTF) will extend intermodal rail service from the Port of Mobile to support regional growth in manufacturing, retail, distribution, and agribusiness sectors.
Tractor Supply store Maumelle, Arkansas distribution center

Tractor Supply Investing $100M In New Arkansas Distribution Center

The company's 10th distribution center will create more than 450 new full-time jobs by the end of 2023 and service about 250 Tractor Supply stores.
Retailers

Retailers Embrace Five Shopper-First Trends In 2022

To meet customer expectations in the year ahead, retailers must evolve as platforms, reimagine store experiences, monetize data, transform as financial companies, and optimize returns.
November / December 2021 Issue

November / December 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 6)

The November/December 2021 issue of Business Facilities features the annual Site Seekers' Guide: State Profiles and Featured Locations Directory. Plus, a look at the manufacturing, automotive, film, tourism and retail industries.

Rural King Distribution & Manufacturing Capabilities Expanding in Waverly, Ohio

Rural King, ‘America’s Farm and Home Store’, expands its distribution & manufacturing center operations in Waverly, Ohio. The family-owned farm store operates more than 120 stores in 13 states,
ALDI Loxley, AL

ALDI To Invest $100M In New Alabama Regional HQ

The retail grocer's new regional headquarters and distribution center will bring 200 new jobs to Loxley, AL.
back to work

Back To Work: How To Reboot In A Post-COVID-19 World

As lockdowns begin to ease and pressure to restart the economy ramps up, companies need to determine how to keep employees safe as they go back to work.
Dollar General

Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees

The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Express Rx

Express Rx Chooses Arkansas For Headquarters

The pharmaceutical retailer will create 24 new high-paying jobs at its new headquarters in Little Rock, AR.
CarMax to build in Tempe, AZ

CarMax To Create More Than 400 Jobs In Arizona

The Fortune 500 used car retailer will open a new contact center in Tempe, AZ by the end of this year.
Florida commercial real estate

A Sunny Outlook In Florida

Commercial real estate projects brought $20 billion into Florida’s economy in 2018 and similar to the state’s population, the growth will continue.
retail industry Goodyear Arizona

Retail Rush: Goodyear, Arizona

One of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., nestled in the West Valley of the Greater Phoenix region, Goodyear, AZ is in the midst of a retail boom that continues to grow.
Australia

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. 

Sky Box

As Big Box retail outlets start to dwindle, warehouses are proliferating—and not all of them are horizontal.
Gallatin TN

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.
Monroe Ohio

Hayneedle.com’s Rapid Growth Fuels Ohio Expansion

The online retailer will open its second distribution facility in Monroe, OH, creating more than 100 news jobs.
retail economic development

Industry Focus – Retail: Less Than Six Degrees of Separation

The retail industry has an impact on more than just the clothes in our closets and our daily coffee fix.
Indianapolis

The RoomPlace Announces Indianapolis Expansion

The furniture retailer will establish a distribution center and corporate headquarters for its rent-to-own retail division, EasyHome.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.