Jun 2015

United Furniture Industries Locating Distribution Operations in Wren

Jackson, Mississippi — June 23, 2015 — Officials from upholstered furniture manufacturer United Furniture Industries announce the company is locating distribution operations in the former Lane Furniture distribution facility in Wren, Mississippi. The project will create 50 new jobs at the Wren location, as well as 50 new manufacturing jobs throughout United Furniture’s Amory, Nettleton, and […]

AmerisourceBergen Locating Distribution Operations in Olive Branch

Jackson, Mississippi — June 2, 2015 — Officials from AmerisourceBergen, a global health care solutions leader, announce the company is locating a distribution facility at the IDI-Crossroads Distribution Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The project represents a $48 million investment and will create 129 new jobs. “I am proud to welcome AmerisourceBergen as the newest member […]

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Expanding in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (September 26, 2014) — Gov. Phil Bryant and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. announced today the company is expanding operations at its 2-million-square-foot distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss. The project is creating approximately 900 new jobs, in addition to the over 650 current employees. Additionally, the facility employs between 2,000 and 3,000 seasonal workers […]

Customized Distribution Locating in Jackson

Jackson, Miss. (November 21, 2013) – Officials from Customized Distribution LLC, distributor of food products to quick service restaurants, have announced the company is locating a distribution center in Jackson, Miss. and creating 60 new jobs. Customized Distribution LLC will locate in the 138,000-square-foot facility previously used by U.S. Foods. This project represents a $1 million […]

Five Below Opens Distribution Center

Olive Branch, Miss. (May 16, 2013)– State and local officials and officials from Five Below, a merchandise retailer to the teen and pre-teen markets, gathered today to cut the ribbon on Five Below’s new distribution operations in the former Mazda building in Olive Branch, Miss., in DeSoto County. The project represents a $2 million company investment […]

Helen of Troy Locating in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (January 8, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Helen of Troy (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) announced today the company is constructing a 1.3-million-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch, Mississippi, in DeSoto County. The project represents a company investment of $37 million and will create more than 300 new jobs. Helen of […]

Teleflex Locating in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, Miss. (July 30, 2012) – Officials from Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, have announced the company is relocating its distribution operations into an existing 627,000-square-foot facility in Olive Branch, Miss., which is expected to employ approximately 225 workers within four years of operation. “I […]