FULTON CO., GA - Governor Nathan Deal announced that ASOS, a leading online global fashion and beauty retailer, will be establishing an East Coast e-commerce fulfillment center in Union City.
It is expected to create 1,600 jobs and invest more than $40 million into Fulton County for the next five years.
“Georgia is an ideal location for innovative international retailers like ASOS to reach new customers,” said Deal. “In choosing to locate in Fulton County, ASOS will benefit from the robust transportation network, highly skilled workforce and growing economy that we as the top state for business have to offer. We appreciate ASOS’ significant investment in Georgia as they grow their presence in the U.S. and look forward to the company’s success here.”
The fulfillment center will have a 10 million-unit capacity with additional room for future growth.
ASOS is a U.K. company with 15 million active customers around the world.
“We are very excited to build a U.S. home in Fulton County,” said ASOS Vice President of Logistics Brent Dorfman. “Atlanta is an ideal location for us, it is a vibrant and growing international city with a diverse culture. We will use the region’s transportation network and deep pool of talent to deliver ASOS’ best-in-class service to U.S. customers.”
Some of the new jobs that will need to be filled at the fulfillment center include: professional and operations management, basic operations, engineering, material handling and administration.
“What a win it is for the state when an international company chooses Georgia in order to grow their customer base in the U.S.,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We are excited that ASOS is locating to Union City. Thanks to our pro-business environment, statewide partnerships and top-notch workforce, Georgia is able to support ASOS as they hire our citizens for these newly created positions.”
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