Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Plans Frisco, Texas, Technology Hub
The company plans to increase its commitment to technology partnerships to incubate new retail innovation, according to company officials.
"As a recognized leader in digital transformation in the retail industry, we are focused on providing scalable, customer-centric solutions that deliver optimized experiences to meet consumers when, where and how they shop," says Rance Poehler, president and CEO, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. "While many tech companies are cutting back, we are investing significantly and expanding to meet new demand created by our commerce platform recognized for accelerating digital transformation to deliver an exceptional retail experience."
Toshiba is the global market share leader in retail store technology. The company's innovative commerce technology enhances customer engagement, transforms in-store experience, and accelerates digital transformation.
“With 150 new jobs planned over the next two years, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ new innovation hub in Frisco is great news for North Texans looking to capitalize on exceptional tech opportunities offered in our state,” added Governor Greg Abbott. “Texas is the top state for high-value business investments because companies like Toshiba are attracted to our unmatched business climate and highly-skilled, diverse workforce. I look forward to working alongside Toshiba as we further cement Texas’ position as a global leader in technology and as the top state for tech jobs growth in the nation.”
The company's Durham, North Carolina location will continue to serve as the global headquarters.
"We are thrilled to welcome Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions to Frisco," said Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney. "Toshiba's research and development expansion brings new corporate innovation jobs that will provide great opportunities for Frisco residents and further expand our tech ecosystem. This is a big win for Frisco and adds another internationally recognized brand to our rapidly growing portfolio of top-tier companies."
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