Jones Apparel Cuts Nearly 300 Jobs

Charleston, S.C., Adivision of Jones Apparel Group Inc. will close its distribution operations in Berkeley County, S.C. early next year, laying off nearly 300 workers, the company said on Friday.

The center was opened in 2000 by McNaughton Apparel Group, which was purchased in 2001 by Jones Apparel Group. Jones Apparel later built a second facility.