Room & Board to bring $13M furniture distribution center to Catawba County

By Ken Elkins, Senior Staff Writer Charlotte Business Journal

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A national furniture retailer will build a 250,0000-square-foot distribution center in Catawba County as it expands its showrooms around the country.

Minneapolis-based Room & Board Inc., which is supplied furniture by some Hickory-area manufacturers, will employ 13 in the $12.9 million facility. Plans call for the warehouse and distribution center to open in late 2020.

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