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Hayneedle.com

Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:58 pm
by Coyote
Hayneedle.com Continues Growth,
Opening Expanded Omaha-Based Customer Care Center This Summer


pr-use wrote:Hayneedle.com, a leading online retailer of home furnishings and lifestyle products based in Omaha, today announced plans to open a new, expanded and state-of-the-art Customer Care Center on June 28, 2010. The new Hayneedle.com Customer Care Center will be located at The Chalco Tech Center, 13831 Chalco Valley Parkway, Omaha, NE 68138. The new, 28,000 square foot Hayneedle.com Customer Care Center doubles the company's sales and service capacity, which is currently located at Hayneedle.com's Corporate Headquarters on I Street in West Omaha.

Hayneedle.com recently hired 40 new summer associates for its Customer Care Center. When operational in late June 2010, the new Hayneedle.com Customer Care Center will flex from non-peak season employment of 100 sales and service associates-- dubbed "Hayneedle.com Variety Experts" -- to more than 250 full-time and seasonal associates during the company's historically busy fourth quarter holiday shopping season.

Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:51 pm
by omadweller
Hayneedle opens another distribution center, per OWH:

plans to open a 300,000-square-foot distribution facility in Riverside, Calif., this spring, bringing the company's distribution space to 900,000 square feet.


http://www.omaha.com/article/20121120/M ... -bike-shop

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:55 pm
by nebugeater
Hayneedle purchased by Jet. Com


Wonder what this really means for Omaha and Hayneedle? Jet.com is not even a year old.


http://www.omaha.com/money/jet-com-to-b ... 3a732.html

When executives from New Jersey-based e-commerce company Jet.com came to Omaha to check out Hayneedle, they said they liked what they saw.
So much so that the 7-month-old Jet required hardly a couple months’ worth of consideration to decide to buy the 14-year-old Omaha-based company, executives from both organizations told The World-Herald on Friday.........................

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:10 am
by Trips
I only used hayneedle one time because of the sales tax. I have checked out Jet but they seemed to be more expensive by almost 50% on the items I was looking for. Hopefully they keep the companies separate so they do not have to charge tax here.

Sure I pay the sales tax from online purchases at the end of the year like everyone does.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:15 am
by choke
Quick bit of good news for an Omaha business this morning:

Hayneedle’s growth means more jobs in Omaha

http://www.ketv.com/article/hayneedle-s-growth-means-more-jobs-in-omaha/7662571

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:39 am
by TitosBuritoBarn
Sounds like more call center jobs. If West goes south, they'll probably come largely from there.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:21 pm
by Coyote
Looks like Hayneedle is moving to the Old Mill area.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:56 pm
by Brad
Coyote wrote:Looks like Hayneedle is moving to the Old Mill area.


Wonder if they are moving or expanding? If they move that great big sign, the I680 frontage might be even better exposure than they already have.

New Office:
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Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:32 am
by daveoma
I suspect there's a lot of investment going into hayneedle now that Walmart is trying to build up their online business to compete with Amazon. I ordered from hayneedle a few years ago, and it was a very good experience. I'm happy to see they're doing well.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:32 am
by EricHaley
Brad wrote:
Coyote wrote:Looks like Hayneedle is moving to the Old Mill area.


Wonder if they are moving or expanding? If they move that great big sign, the I680 frontage might be even better exposure than they already have.

New Office:
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It's kinda funny they're moving there... The building they're in now at 13831 Chalco Valley Parkway was the former Inacom Tech Center. The building they're moving into is the former Inacom headquarters... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:40 am
by Brad
How many buildings do they have in Omaha, I always picture the one at 94th and West Dodge?

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:33 am
by skinzfan23
Brad wrote:How many buildings do they have in Omaha, I always picture the one at 94th and West Dodge?

I think that is their main office building. My sister works there. They may have other warehouse or office space, but I think their HQ's is at 94th and Dodge.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:26 am
by EricHaley
Brad wrote:How many buildings do they have in Omaha, I always picture the one at 94th and West Dodge?


They have two in Omaha that I know of. The corporate headquarters at 94th & Dodge, and their call center at 13831 Chalco Valley Parkway. I only remember the address because it’s a palindrome.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:12 am
by iamjacobm
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171024005211/en/Walmart-eCommerce-Home-Group-Hayneedle-Key-New

-Hayneedle, a leading online retailer of indoor and outdoor home furnishings and décor, announced today the addition of Scott Doughman as the new Omaha-based company president, and Anthony Soohoo as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Home Group across all U.S. eCommerce retail within Walmart.com, Hayneedle and Jet.

Doughman brings more than 20 years of experience with media and technology to the Hayneedle team. As the former Vice President of Global Partnerships at Yahoo!, Doughman worked with several of the world’s largest marketers to drive customer experience and brand awareness focused on the use of content and digital advertising. Prior to Yahoo, Doughman worked in strategic planning, corporate development and product management roles at Sungard, Booz Allen & Hamilton, FedEx and Price Waterhouse.

“I am thrilled to be joining Hayneedle for the next phase of its growth which we will drive through a company-wide focus on customer experience,” says Doughman. “Our parent brand, Walmart, is changing the future of online commerce, and Hayneedle sits in a unique position to make that future a reality. Collectively, we will be the leader in the home industry and pave the way for millions of people to create living spaces they love by continuing to offer quality product at a great value, alongside engaging content that will empower the customer.”


Doughman will lead the Hayneedle team out of the company’s corporate headquarters in Omaha, NE and Soohoo will head the Home Group in San Bruno, CA at Walmart eCommerce corporate headquarters.

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:02 pm
by NovakOmaha
Read the history of Hayneedle. It started in 2002 as Hammocks.com and has grown to somewhere around $500 million. Another Omaha company began with a little idea that grew into a huge company. A real success story.

Here's a somewhat downside to Omaha. Hayneedle's customers aren't mainly from around Omaha so distribution had to move. They merged distribution centers in Nashville and Omaha into one near Dayton, Ohio. They also have another one in California. The Ohio one opened a second warehouse recently. I'm including a link that expands on that end of the company.

https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2017/01/30/massive-new-distribution-hub-to-bring-100-jobs-to.html

Re: Hayneedle.com

Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:08 am
by iamjacobm
NovakOmaha wrote:Read the history of Hayneedle. It started in 2002 as Hammocks.com and has grown to somewhere around $500 million. Another Omaha company began with a little idea that grew into a huge company. A real success story.

Here's a somewhat downside to Omaha. Hayneedle's customers aren't mainly from around Omaha so distribution had to move. They merged distribution centers in Nashville and Omaha into one near Dayton, Ohio. They also have another one in California. The Ohio one opened a second warehouse recently. I'm including a link that expands on that end of the company.

https://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/news/2017/01/30/massive-new-distribution-hub-to-bring-100-jobs-to.html


Looking at the companies under Wal-Mart's eCommerce sector now it looks like the three main offices outside of the Wal-Mart HQ in Arkansas are Wal-Mart's eCommerce office just a mile or so away from SF's airport, Jet' HQ across the Hudson from Manhattan in Hoboken and Hayneedle in Omaha.

Pretty good coverage and interaction for an Omaha startup coast to coast.