WKU Public Radio News Staff
Mon April 30, 2012
Louisville Expansion to Create Jobs
CafePress Incorporated will move its Global Headquarters to Louisville,in a move that will create nearly six hundred jobs in Jefferson County. The company already has a 140 thousand square foot fulfillment center in the area. That operation will be expanded by another 185 thousand square feet, at an investment of more than sixteen million dollars.
Company officials say the expansion will create 592 new, full-time positions. CafePress, which was found in 1999, offers proprietary, print-on-demand services through an e-commerce platform. The company has received preliminary approval for tax incentives up to ten million dollars though the Kentucky Business Investment Program.
The on-line retailer is moving its global headquarters to the Commonwealth from the state of California.