Conn’s is continuing to expand, entering into its 15th state with a 413,000-square-foot logistics distribution center in Lakeland, FL, which is scheduled to open in August 2020 as the retailer opens stores in the state.
The opening of the Conn’s HomePlus Lakeland distribution center will create approximately 50 new full-time jobs, with an estimated 720 additional statewide jobs generated as the retailer opens stores in the state. The first Florida store is slated to open September 2020.
“With strong operating performance and financial results, we are excited to announce plans to enter the Florida market next fiscal year,” said Norm Miller, Conn’s HomePlus chairman and CEO. “We believe the state of Florida can support over 40 Conn’s HomePlus locations, representing a significant expansion to our store base.”
Conn’s HomePlus currently operates 133 retail locations across 14 states with plans to open four additional locations this fiscal year.