Sportswear Inc. Announces Louisville Fulfillment Center

Sportswear Inc. opens new fulfillment center in Louisville, KY
 
Feb. 7, 2011 - PRLog -- SEATTLE, WA, February 4, 2011 – Sportswear Inc., an e-commerce solutions provider to consumer brands, retailers, and media properties announced it has executed a lease to open a new manufacturing and fulfillment center in Louisville, Kentucky, lured in part by a $1 million Kentucky state tax incentive.

Sportswear Inc. announced its project at the recent meeting of the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority in Frankfurt, Ky., the state capital.  The KEDFA board gave Sportswear Inc. preliminary approval for $1 million in state tax incentives.

“We are delighted to receive approval from the KEDFA board today. This was the final step in our decision-making process. We are excited to announce we will be expanding our operations into the Louisville market in 2011,” said Chad Hartvigson, Chief Executive Officer of Sportswear Inc.  “Louisville provides a strategic advantage to expand our manufacturing and product fulfillment services due to the affordable cost of living, expansive labor pool, and logistical advantages.  This expansion will allow us to significantly decrease our costs and at the same time provide a shorter delivery time to our customers,”

Sportswear Inc. has executed a lease for a state-of-the art, 60,000 square foot facility in the Riverport area of Louisville, in close proximity to the United Parcel Service Inc. Worldport hub at Louisville International Airport.  Plans call for hiring to begin in May and for the facility to open in June.


About Sportswear Inc.

Sportswear Inc. launched in 2005 with its flagship brand Prep Sportswear www.prepsportswear.com .  Prep Sportswear began with 130,000 online school stores, and has grown to have stores for more than one million schools, teams, colleges, and military bases. Users can shop from over 1,200 items, all individually customized and fulfilled in five business days.

Sportswear Inc. provides innovative e-commerce solutions to consumer brands, retailers and media properties using a vertically integrated technology platform.  They enable partners to create customized online marketplaces that directly target consumers with relevant, personalized products. Combining targeted merchandising, dynamic imaging, state of the art fulfillment and on-demand manufacturing, Sportswear Inc. helps brands successfully break through new markets and build additional revenue streams.

Sportswear Inc. is privately funded and located in Seattle, WA.

For more information, visit SportswearIncorporated.com.

Media Contact:
Dena Becker
206.876.2800 x124
dbecker@prepsportswear.com

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Prep Sportswear is the leader in print-on-demand customized apparel and merchandise for schools, teams, colleges, military and more. All products are individually customized and fulfilled in five business days.
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