There's a boom in building warehouses, but what does that mean for the environment?

Aug 3, 2022
New warehouses can sometimes replace green space, which has climate implications.
On a formerly forested lot, trees have been cut down to make way for development.
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Warehouse space snapped up as retailers stockpile supplies, goods

Jan 27, 2022
Storage prices are soaring, especially in locations near big ports and major metro areas.
To avoid supply chain crunches, some businesses are stockpiling goods and supplies — all of which need a place to be stored.
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Prices will remain high, California warehouse owner predicts

Dec 16, 2021
David Erlanger is dealing with shipping delays and price increases the likes of which he hasn’t seen in his decades in the business.
David Erlanger at his main warehouse in Riverside, California. Business is good, but the conditions are challenging, he said.
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Warehouse jobs increased by 50,000 this month. Are those jobs here to stay?

Dec 3, 2021
That sector now employs more than 200,000 more people than it did before the pandemic.
Warehouse employment has been one of the fastest growing sectors of the job market since 2019. Above, workers in an Amazon fulfillment warehouse.
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Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama

Apr 9, 2021
The union said it would file an objection with the NLRB charging the company with illegally interfering with the union vote.
The Amazon fulfillment warehouse at the center of a unionization drive on March 29 in Bessemer, Alabama.
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Warehouse space is in demand

Sep 4, 2020
One Florida county has been seeing a warehouse construction boom since before COVID-19.
Stockpiling requires storage space, which is expensive and in short supply.
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Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

Jan 18, 2018
The retail giant has narrowed the list after sorting through 238 proposals.
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Warehouse worker shortage spells problems for retail

Sep 7, 2015
Stores can't hire enough people to move their stuff.

UPDATE: Walmart added as defendant to warehouse workers lawsuit

Nov 30, 2012
Lawyers say Walmart can be held accountable for working conditions, despite contracting out operations and staffing.

Walmart warehouse temps add flexibility -- and save money?

Nov 27, 2012
Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.

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