Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
900 New Jobs
$50 Million Capital Investment
On November 21, 2011, Bed Bath & Beyond announced plans for a new e-commerce fulfillment center in Jackson County. The 810,000-square-foot facility, located in the Walnut Fork Industrial Park, will support the company's growing online sales operations. The project brings 900 jobs and capital investment of $50 million to the community.
Founded in 1971 in Union, New Jersey, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and subsidiaries is a chain of retail stores operating under the names Bed Bath & Beyond in the United States and Canada, as well as, Christmas Tree Shops, Harmon, Harmon Face Values and buybuy BABY in the United States. Through a joint venture, the company also operates retail stores in Mexico under the name "Home & More." Bed Bath & Beyond operates more than 1,150 retail stores, 29 of which are in Georgia. It is among the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 companies. For more information, visit www.bedbathandbeyond.com.