NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tapestry, Inc., a New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands including Coach, Kate Spade New York and Stuart Weitzman, today officially announced the groundbreaking of its new Fulfillment Center in North Las Vegas, Nevada (NVFC), which is expected to add over 400 full-time jobs by 2029.
GIVING BACK AS A MEMBER OF THE LAS VEGAS COMMUNITY
The Tapestry Foundation is also supporting the greater Las Vegas community with a $50,000 grant to United Way of Southern Nevada to fund community programs, which include education, emergency shelter, food support, health services and crisis support. Tapestry organizes year-round volunteering opportunities for employees and will encourage them to engage with United Way of Southern Nevada’s impactful corporate volunteer program.
Additionally, in alignment with Tapestry’s commitment to reduce its direct environmental impacts and increase its focus on renewable energy, the NVFC project is being designed for LEED Gold® certification. The new fulfillment center will be partially powered by a solar array on its roof, use innovative landscaping to minimize water usage, have energy efficient lighting throughout the facility, and feature electric vehicle charging stations.
“The new North Las Vegas Fulfillment Center is another example of the power of Tapestry’s unique platform, which allows us to scale innovation across our brands and channels and support continued growth.” said Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO of Tapestry, Inc. “We are delighted to join the North Las Vegas community with this facility which will include cutting-edge technology solutions that enable us to better serve our West Coast customers.”
FULFILLMENT CENTER INNOVATION
The NVFC will leverage some of the latest advancements in materials handling equipment technology, including a Goods-to-Person system, which increases efficiency, speed and storage capacity through automation and interaction with management systems to optimize the allocation processes. Upon expected completion in 2022, the NVFC will span over 788,000 square feet.
John Jay Lee, Mayor of North Las Vegas added, “We are delighted that Tapestry chose North Las Vegas as the location for their state-of-the-art fulfillment center. North Las Vegas has a proven track record of recruiting and attracting cutting-edge industry leaders who are also good corporate citizens, and through their purpose-led and people-centered philosophy, Tapestry is already making a positive impact in our community as the company expands into the City.”
Ken Sanders, Tapestry’s SVP of Fulfillment and Logistics, said, “We are grateful for the collaboration of Clarion Partners, Seefried Industrial Properties, JLL, and many local and state leaders who helped make this facility a reality.”
Hiring for the NVFC has already begun. Tapestry offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, 401(K) savings plan and Company match, financial education resources and training, medical benefits for full- and eligible part-time employees, and paid sick leave for all employees. For more information about job opportunities in Tapestry’s NVFC, visit https://careers.tapestry.com/.