June 1, 2015

Five Below will grand open a distribution center in Oldmans Township, New Jersey, on June 3, with shipping out of the new 1 million sq.-ft. center beginning in July.

February 11, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is giving a big boost to its Canadian operations even as Target shuts downs its failed Canadian venture.

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. announced plans to build its first new distribution center in 15 years, a 900,000-sq.-ft. facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

January 15, 2015

Bob’s Discount Furniture has leased a 751,966-sq.-ft. warehouse and distribution building in Shorewood, Illinois, as it prepares to expand its growing retail furniture business into the Chicago area.

November 25, 2014

By John Lowe and Sundip Naik


October 16, 2014
Goodlettsville, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corporation announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art distribution center in San Antonio, Texas. It will be the 13th facility in the retailer’s growing distribution network.  
October 15, 2014

Voxware, a voice application company, announced that Whole Foods Market saw productivity gains of 25-35% after implementing the latest version of Voxware’s voice solution in the grocer’s largest distribution center.

October 2, 2014

Under Armour plans to build a new one million-sq.-ft. distribution and warehouse facility in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.

August 13, 2014

Ascena Retail Group Inc. has opened its new 880,000-sq.-ft. shared services office complex and national distribution center in Pataskala, Ohio.

April 7, 2014

Casey’s General Stores has selected Softeon’s warehouse managements ystem (WMS), as well as its load planning, yard management, and labor management applications, to improve efficiency and accuracy of its DC operations and drive additional throughput from existing DCs to enable them to support addition of new retail stores in the same physical footprint.

March 14, 2014

Amazon said it will open a 1-milllion-sq-.ft. distribution center in Kent, Wash., which will be its fourth in Washington state.

January 24, 2012

Kohl’s Department Stores said it will build a new e-commerce distribution center in DeSoto, Texas, outside Dallas.

November 29, 2011

Dick's Sporting Goods said that it will build a new distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz., that will service the western United States.

October 24, 2011

Product diversification combined with major growth always translates into increased supply chain complexity. Such was the case for online specialty retailer Hayneedle, which started business in 2002 as Hammocks.com with a single-niche category site. Flash forward seven years, and the company had expanded its offerings to include more than 200 product categories. Given its growing business, an optimized distribution process became a top company priority. 

September 7, 2011

Lowe’s Cos. plans to build a 1.4-million-sq.-ft. distribution center in Rome, Ga.

July 8, 2011

Convenience-store operator Sheetz will open a distribution facility by 2014 to support its expansion plans and increasing number of stores in the state, according to a report by The News & Observer.

April 12, 2011

J. Crew said Tuesday that it plans a $20 million expansion of its Lynchburg, Va., distribution center to facilitate the retailer’s goal of selling more clothes overseas.

November 6, 2008

Washington, DC—NCB, a financial-services company, launched a new financing program dedicated to arranging innovative loan...

October 31, 2008

An independently owned retailer that is part of the Ashley Furniture Industries family, headquartered...

June 30, 2008

As retailers ramp up for the 2008 peak season, the spotlight is on distribution...

March 31, 2008

Last year’s buzz is this year’s action item. All the talk about embracing green...

November 30, 2007

The company best known for its brown trucks is going the extra mile on order...

November 11, 2007

Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's...