A major retailer is expanding its distribution center in New York, including in a county in the Hudson Valley.
Specialty retailer Gap Inc. is expanding its distribution center in Fishkill, in Dutchess County, as well as the Gap Global Creative Center in Manhattan. The expansion will add more than 90 full-time jobs in Fishkill and more than 80 professional jobs in New York City. State and local elected officials from Dutchess County welcomed the news of jobs and the potential boost to the regional economy, Fishkill Republican Assemblyman Kieran Lalor among them.
A high-school student in New York’s Hudson Valley organized a rally to pressure a major U.S. retailer into signing an agreement for construction safety at their factories abroad. The retailer says, not so fast.