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Williams-Sonoma expanding, adding nearly 1,000 jobs

OLIVE BRANCH — Williams-Sonoma is adding 900 jobs in an expansion of its distribution center in Olive Branch. Gov. Phil Bryant and Williams-Sonoma officials made the announcement Friday at the plant. The company now employs 650 people at its leased 2 million-square-foot distribution center. It employs between 2,000 and 3,000 seasonal workers each year during peak periods. The Mississippi Development ...

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Acco Brands investing $1.6M, adding 162 workers

BOONEVILLE — Acco Brands will add a 162-employee call center at its Booneville factory and distribution center. The company announced the $1.6 million investment yesterday. The state of Mississippi will give Acco $150,000 to modify a building, and the Tennessee Valley Authority will also assist. The company, based in Lake Zurich, Ill., makes office supplies under various brands including Mead, ...

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Ground broken for 1.3M square-foot distribution center

OLIVE BRANCH — Gov. Phil Bryant was among those on hand to celebrate a new business for the Olive Branch area. Bryant attended a ceremony yesterday marking the pending construction of a distribution center for Helen of Troy, a health and personal care product manufacturer. Helen of Troy expects its new 1.3-million-square-foot facility to be operational in September. Construction is ...

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Teleflex bringing distribution center to DeSoto County

OLIVE BRANCH — Medical equipment maker Teleflex Inc. is locating a distribution center in Olive Branch. The Limerick, Pa.-based company says it expects to employ 225 workers within four years of operation. The company will locate into an existing 627,000-square-foot facility. The Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance through the Momentum Mississippi Incentives program and guidance on available tax incentives to ...

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FedEx Ground to build distribution center in Pine Belt

HATTIESBURG — FedEx spokeswoman Erin Traxal says FedEx Ground plans to build a 48,000-square-foot distribution center in Hattiesburg. She tells The Hattiesburg American people currently working in Hattiesburg will move to the new, bigger station, which will add jobs as needed. The current facility has more than 20 full- and part-time employees. Traxal says the new facility is part of ...

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Myers Tire Supply bringing distribution center, jobs

SOUTHAVEN — Officials from Myers Tire Supply, a distributor of tools, supplies and equipment for the tire service market, is locating a new regional distribution center in a 50,000-square-foot facility at the IDI Airways Distribution Center in Southaven. The project will create 25 new jobs, according to the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA). MDA worked closely with Myers Tire Supply and ...

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