Kansas City Continues Strong Ind. Run


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KANSAS CITY—Officials from S&S Activewear say they plan to locate a new distribution center in Olathe, KS, a suburb of Kansas City, and create hundreds of new jobs for the region. It’s just the latest shot in the arm for a sector that in the past year, driven by demand for new distribution facilities, has really taken off.

“The additional Midwest warehouse puts us over 1.5 million square feet of inventory, with a big portion of that inventory in the most accessible region of the country,” says Margaret Crow, director of marketing at S&S. “It will give our customers a larger overnight delivery area with later cut-off times.

Founded in 1988, the national wholesaler has more than 60 brands. Its products include t-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, hats, bags, aprons, performance apparel and uniforms. With four locations—Bolingbrook, IL, Santa Fe Springs, CA, Robbinsville, NJ and now Olathe, KS—the company can reach customers in 46 states with 1- or 2-day shipping…

Kansas City Continues Strong Ind. Run

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