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thredUP To Open Distribution Hub In Gwinnett County, Georgia

thredUP, a leading online marketplace, will establish a distribution and warehouse operation in Gwinnett County, Georgia. This project represents the creation of more than 300 new jobs in the metro Atlanta area.

“thredUP’s decision to grow its business here in Georgia is a direct reflection of our first-rate workforce and the ease of access we provide to the company’s online customer base,” said Governor Nathan Deal. “These are critical components for innovative companies like thredUP to continue growing. I am confident thredUP will benefit from the wealth of resources that make Georgia the No. 1 state for business.”

With the opening of the new distribution center, thredUP will expand its Southeastern presence to better serve a rapidly growing customer base.

“We’re excited to put down roots here in Duluth and to have access to the area’s tremendous high-quality workforce as we build out our team,” said John Voris, COO of thredUP. “By opening new distribution centers in strategic locations across the country, thredUP is able to increase processing capacity, while also offering faster shipping transit times and more localized, seasonally relevant inventory.”

“We are excited that thredUP has selected metro Atlanta for its expanded operations,” said Metro Atlanta Chamber President/CEO Hala Moddelmog. “Our region’s strength as an innovation and logistics hub and leading universities will be critical assets as thredUP seeks to fill key creative and technology positions and reach new customers. Congratulations to Gwinnett County on this great win.”

“thredUP’s decision to locate in Gwinnett County demonstrates once again the strong business climate that exists here,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chair Charlotte Nash. “Gwinnett’s skilled workforce and connectivity make it the ideal location for companies like thredUP to grow and thrive.”

“It is exciting to see inventive companies like thredUP look to Georgia as they are striving to better serve a growing customer base,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “This announcement is indicative of our pro-business environment, collaborative statewide partnerships and a top-notch workforce. Today, we welcome thredUP to Georgia as a new corporate citizen, and we look forward to supporting them as they fill these newly created jobs with Georgia’s highly-skilled talent.”

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