Gwynnie Bee to Open Flagship Fulfillment Center, Add 400 Jobs in Columbus Region

January 27, 2014

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Columbus, OH – Gwynnie Bee, a subscription-based apparel retailer that offers membership programs for women, has chosen the Columbus Region as the location for its new, flagship fulfillment center. The company’s commitment will bring 401 jobs to the Region over the next three years.

“Gwynnie Bee’s rapid growth has prompted the need for a new fulfillment operation to meet increasing customer demand,” said Robert Escobar, vice president of operations, Gwynnie Bee. “The Columbus Region’s strategic location, skilled workforce and proven success in e-commerce were major factors in the site selection process.”

The company’s commitment to add 401 jobs includes 70 management and administration positions and approximately 330 general associate positions. Hiring for the new positions will begin in late May.

“Bringing Gwynnie Bee to Groveport is a win for the entire Columbus Region,” said Jeff Green, assistant city administrator, Groveport. “We are proud that the city’s commitment to growth has allowed us to develop a strong reputation in e-commerce that continues to attract new and innovative companies. We look forward to continuing that momentum.”

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About Gwynnie Bee
Gwynnie Bee is an online high fashion apparel service for women that offers a monthly subscription service for ready to wear clothing sizes 10-32 from well known and emerging designers. Membership is like having access to a department store as your personal closet. Subscribers get unlimited access to an endless closet with unlimited shipping and exchanges. All new members get a 30-day free trial to try the service. For more information, visit GwynnieBee.com. For all press inquiries, please contact pr@gwynniebee.com.

About Columbus 2020
Columbus 2020 is a public-private partnership that leverages the strengths of the Columbus Region’s talented workforce, small and large businesses, research and academic institutions, and international connections to ignite economic growth and build a healthier, more sustainable future for Central Ohio. The initiative grows our economy by ensuring that our existing companies are growing and thriving, that the world’s leading companies are attracted to the 11-county region, that innovations are cultivated and commercialized, and that our civic infrastructure is continually improving to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving world economy. For more information, visit ColumbusRegion.com.

Contact:
Kenny McDonald
614-225-6063

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