“Macy’s has a strong business in Ohio, and we are excited to continue building our presence in the state,” said Jeff Gennette, Macy’s, Inc. chairman and chief executive officer. “This new distribution center will enable us to move merchandise to our Backstage locations faster and with more flexibility.”
The distribution center is planned to open in Fall 2019, and Macy’s, Inc. anticipates it will create approximately 400 jobs. This is in addition to the approximately 6,500 employees in Ohio who work at 24 Macy’s stores, one Bluemercury and the company’s corporate offices in the greater Cincinnati area.
The department store will open its Backstage outlet store at the Dayton Mall on June 2. The new outlet store will have approximately 12,900 square feet of dedicated retail space and will live on the second level inside the full-line Macy’s. The grand opening will be celebrated with giveaways for the first 200 customers and special events throughout the day.
“Our customers are excited about the Macy’s Backstage shopping experience,” said Michelle Israel, Macy’s Senior Vice President of Off Price. “Macy’s Backstage Dayton Mall was designed to bring great deals and the fun of the hunt into our existing location. If you’re looking for a fashion update, a last-minute gift, or a special treat for yourself, your home or your pet, we have you covered.”
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