Macy’s fulfillment center in Berkeley County ‘redefines big’

July 19, 2012

The 1.3 million-square-foot fulfillment center that Macy’s Inc. built in Berkeley County for its fast-growing online business “redefines big,” the retail giant’s CEO said Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the company’s $150 million investment.

The company said it expects to employ 1,200 people full time by late next year or early 2014 to handle web-based customers via macys.com and bloomingdales.com.Another 700 temporary, seasonal workers are expected to be hired each year for the holiday shopping season, according to the company.

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