The world's biggest online retailer plans to open a distribution center in New Jersey, creating hundreds of full-time jobs.
Amazon employees will pick, pack and ship items for customers at the center in Robbinsville, which is near Trenton. The company plans to take occupancy in 2014.
The retailer will be eligible for state economic assistance grants totaling millions on its investment, which is expected to exceed $200 million.
Amazon announced last year that it had planned to build two warehouses in New Jersey.
The company also agreed to collect 7% sales tax on purchases made in New Jersey starting next summer. Officials estimated that would bring the state an estimated $30 million to $40 million a year in new revenue.
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Rain arrives for the second half of the work week. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Expect unsettled weather for the next two days. Humid today and tomorrow, with seasonable temperatures. The best chance for rain will be this afternoon & tonight, where we'll see on and off showers and thunderstorms.
Clouds and showers linger though much of Friday. We may still see a passing shower Saturday morning. Unseasonably cool air returns this weekend.