Select Comfort Corp., a publicly-traded mattress company, has announced it will establish a technical support contact center in Jefferson Parish, in Greater New Orleans. Select Comfort will occupy an office building in the Elmwood business corridor near New Orleans, where employees will provide sales and support services for customers of the company’s Sleep Number® beds and accessory products.
A partnership between LED, GNO, Inc. and JEDCO helped bring Select Comfort to Jefferson. The project will create 225 new direct jobs, while Louisiana Economic Development (LED) estimates an additional 104 new indirect jobs will result from the project, for a total of more than 325 new jobs in the New Orleans region.
Select Comfort develops, manufactures, markets and supports Sleep Number® adjustable-firmness beds and sleep-related accessory products in the U.S. Founded in 1987, the company is headquartered in Minneapolis, employs 3,800 people and operates 550 company-owned Sleep Number® retail stores. Its annual revenue in 2016 exceeded $1.3 billion. You can read more here.