by Jimmy Boegle
This just in, from a TREO news release:
Target, one of the nation's largest discount merchandise store chains, announces today that it will open a new fulfillment center in Tucson, Ariz. for its on-line business, Target.com. Target is in the process of finalizing agreements to purchase land along the I-10 corridor on the SE side of Tucson to build a brand new 975,000 square-foot facility. Operations are scheduled to begin in Spring 2009.
Specific employment numbers have not been announced by Target, but the facility's capacity will provide employment opportunities for a significant number of team members. The locally-hired team members will manage and fulfill on-line merchandise orders. The new state-of-the-art facility will utilize the latest technology in distribution efficiencies.