An update on Southeastern Mills’ 140,000-square-foot distribution center. In addition to a $6 million economic impact on Rome/Floyd County, it will “help Southeastern Mills service its customers around the world with approximately 300 shipments per month. The new distribution center has an innovative video conferencing system that will allow everyone within the logistics team to participate in team meetings from multiple locations. Leading safety measures in place include automated doors with trailer restraints and a barrier system around the inside parameter of the warehouse.” For more: www.semills.com.
Kitchen Collection closing in Calhoun: Kitchen Collection is offering deep discounts at their 160 retail stores after the announcement was made earlier this week to close the retail business by the end of 2019. That includes the shops at Calhoun Outlet Marketplace and The Outlet Shoppes in Woodstock. The Kitchen Collection, LLC is a national specialty retailer of kitchenware primarily in outlet malls throughout the United States. Retail store closing sales are being conducted by Hilco Merchant Resources.