The Children's Place
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCE) has a 700,000 square foot automated distribution center in Fort Payne, Alabama. This facility is their newest distribution center and opened in 2007. The Children’s Place is relocating their rapidly growing e-commerce business from its Secaucus, New Jersey distribution center to the Company's Southeast distribution center in Fort Payne in June 2009.
The Company continues to implement its store expansion initiatives and its increased presence in the southern states has been met with strong customer demand. The new distribution center effectively services this region and increases overall distribution efficiencies.
The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. is a leading specialty retailer of children's merchandise. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture and sells high-quality, value-priced merchandise under the proprietary "The Children's Place" brand name. As of October 4, 2008 the company owned and operated 909 The Children’s Place stores in North America and its online store.