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Urban Outfitters, Inc. Opening Large Omni-Channel Distribution Center in KCK

by Lexi Ryan | Aug 05, 2020

Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Kansas, on the announcement that Urban Outfitters, Inc., a multinational lifestyle retail corporation, will open a new omni-channel distribution center at the Kansas Speedway. The company plans to hire up to 2,000 and invest $350 million. 

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Urban Outfitters, Inc. to the KC region:

Colliers International
QPS Employment
Stinson
State of Kansas
Unified Government of Wyandotte County
Wyandotte Economic Development Council
Board of Public Utilities
NASCAR – Kansas Speedway Corporation
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
KC SmartPort

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Watch the live Facebook press conference here

The announcement made both local and national headlines, see the media hits here

About Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Urban Outfitters was founded in 1970, and now operates more than 200 stores in the U.S., Canada and Europe with over 24,000 employees. Urban Outfitters is a brand under the URBN portfolio, which includes Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, BHLDN and the Vetri Family restaurant group. The lifestyle retailer is dedicated to inspiring customers through a unique combination of product, creativity and cultural understanding. For more information, visit urbanoutfitters.com or follow @UrbanOutfitters

About KC SmartPort
KC SmartPort is the authority on logistics opportunities in the 18-county, two-state Kansas City region.  A nonprofit economic development organization, KC SmartPort promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub. KC SmartPort is affiliated with the Kansas City Area Development Council, the regional economic development organization for the 18-county Kansas City metro. 

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