Little Canada-based Apogee plans $1.3M expansion

The expansion would add nearly 300 new jobs. Apogee Retail works with nonprofit groups and operates more than 250 thrift stores in the United States and Canada.
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The expansion would add nearly 300 new jobs. Apogee Retail works with nonprofit groups and operates more than 250 thrift stores in the United States and Canada.

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