Kohl's to open Maryland DC

Menomonee Falls, Wis. -- Kohl's Corp. said Tuesday that plans to open a distribution center in July in Maryland that will create about 1,200 jobs over the next three years.

According to the retailer, the Edgewood, Md., DC will fulfill online orders. Kohl’s anticipates hiring more than 200 full- and part-time employees when the center opens in July.

With the newest DC, Kohl's will have a total of 12 distribution centers across the United States.

The Maryland facility will be Kohl’s third distribution center focused on serving online customers. It will initially occupy 602,000 sq. ft., with plans to expand to 1 million sq. ft. by 2012.