Investor News June 16, 2020

Ross Stores Inc. expanding operations in York County

 

 COLUMBIA, S.C. Ross Stores Inc. (Ross), a leading off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States, today announced plans to expand its distribution and warehousing operations in York County. The company’s $68 million investment is projected to create 700 new jobs.

Founded in 1982, Ross offers high-quality name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, home fashions and more at value-added prices.  The company operates retail operations at 1,566 locations across the country and Guam.

Located at 539 East Springdale Road in Rock Hill, Ross’ expansion at the inventory management and packaging facility will increase both automation and employee efficiency.

The company’s expansion is expected to be completed over a period of five years. Individuals interested in joining the Ross team should visit https://jobs.rossstores.com/.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to the project.

QUOTES

"York County and the state of South Carolina have been a good place to do business for Ross for many years. We look forward to expanding and improving our distribution and packaging capabilities as we increase our presence in York County." - Ross Stores, Inc. Senior Vice President Eric Johnson

"We are always thrilled to see one of our existing businesses grow its presence in our state. We celebrate Ross Stores Inc.’s decision to expand and create 700 new jobs in the Palmetto State.” -Gov. Henry McMaster

"The expansion of Ross Stores Inc.’s distribution operations in York County signals yet another vote of confidence by this great company in our state, the local workforce and the strong business environment in South Carolina. Congratulations to Ross Stores Inc., and we look forward to many more years of continued success.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

"York County is proud to see our existing industries grow and thrive. The jobs and investment this announcement bring to York County, S.C. are good for both our community and our state. We congratulate Ross Stores, Inc. on this significant expansion and look forward to many more years of continued success." -York County Council Chairman Michael Johnson

"Ross Stores, Inc. brought significant investment and jobs to Rock Hill when they located here in 2013, and I'm thrilled to know our community has served them well. We look forward to working with them on expansion efforts and bringing more jobs and opportunity to the people of Rock Hill. I wish Ross Stores, Inc. much continued success. Congratulations!" -City of Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys

FIVE FAST FACTS

Ross Stores Inc. (Ross) is expanding operations in York County.

  • $68 million investment is projected to create 700 new jobs.
  • Ross is a department store chain.
  • Located at 539 East Springdale Road in Rock Hill, S.C.
  • Individuals interested in joining the Ross team should visit https://jobs.rossstores.com/.

 


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