Nancy Perronie, is Vice President of Distribution Services, ANN INC., the parent company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, two of the leading women’s specialty retail fashion brands for women’s apparel, shoes and accessories in North America.
The company operates 1,050 stores including Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor Factory, LOFT, LOFT outlet and Lou & Grey stores in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Ann Taylor Distribution Services, Inc., owns a 256,000-square-foot distribution center located on approximately 27 acres at Riverport.
Merchandise is distributed to its stores, including the Online Stores, through the Riverport facility. ANN INC. moved the Distribution Center to Louisville in 1995 having outgrown its original Connecticut-based distribution center.
Perronie said, “Louisville and Riverport, specifically, provided a central location for our stores around the country and our client base while also having the benefits of being located near a transportation epicenter and the UPS Worldport hub.”