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Foot Locker Establishes Reno, Nevada, Distribution Hub

Foot Locker Inc., the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, opened its new 465,000-square-foot distribution center in Reno, Nevada.

The more than $40 million project is expected to create roughly 200 jobs.

"The opening of this new distribution center is an important milestone moment for Foot Locker," said Mary Dillon, President and CEO, Foot Locker, Inc. "As we continue to take important steps to evolve our omnichannel capabilities and provide a more seamless experience for our customers, investments and facilities like these are preparing us for continued success."

The new facility will enhance Foot Locker’s distribution capabilities by handling more than 20 million units and serving over 300 stores on the West Coast, according to company officials. The hub will also create greater cost efficiency and cut shipping times within the region by more than 50 percent.

"We have designed this facility from the ground up with the latest technology," said Todd Greener, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Foot Locker, Inc. "This will allow us to respond to the ever-changing needs of our customers while strengthening our larger supply chain network."

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