It’s footprint has expanded to include a two fulfillment centers near Columbus. The giant centers in Obetz and Etna were announced in 2015 and opened in 2016, employing thousands of workers who assemble online orders. It is also planning a third Ohio fulfillment center in the Cleveland area, which will also be considered Wednesday by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.
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The potential Amazon project in Monroe could mean more direct jobs with Amazon, other local businesses benefiting from Amazon's presence, and a boost to neighboring colleges, said Shu Schiller, chair of Wright State University's department of information systems and supply chain management.
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