Amazon plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Temple Terrace, Florida. The new fulfillment center, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create 750 new, full-time jobs.
Aldi has opened its 2,000th store and plans to keep on growing, entering the greater Phoenix market as part of initiatives that include debuting 70 new stores by the end of the year and, to support slated Gulf Coast expansion, christening a new distribution center in Loxley, AL.
Today, May 20, J.C. Penney has reopened 34 Texas stores, 12 Florida stores, 11 Ohio stores, and seven Indiana stores bringing the total it has operating to 153 after temporarily closings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dollar General has celebrated the grand opening of its 16,000th store in Panama City, Florida. The company celebrated the milestone with a community celebration and donations to two local elementary schools at its new store, which will serve Gulf Coast residents still rebuilding from Hurricane Michael in October 2018.
Regions of the country impacted by Hurricane Michael can receive assistance from Good360, the charity the International Housewares Association has partnered with to provide hurricane victims with home goods products as they rebuild their lives and homes. Last month, IHA partnered with Good360 to help the Carolinas recover from Hurricane Florence.
As part of a pilot program at 17 Gainesville, Florida, area stores, Walgreens is bringing together new approaches to pricing and promotions, product selection, the shopping experience and strategic collaborations to bring new services to customers.
Walmart will invest an estimated $200 million over the next year in Florida with the retailer planning new store openings and remodels of more than 40 locations in the Sunshine State.