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Closeouts Galore

May 1, 2007

Suppliers of closeout merchandise are breaking down truckloads and pallets to make buying easier and more affordable for small and midsize independent retailers. Retailers can acquire everything from first quality product in original packaging, to seconds and salvage.

The latter sells for a larger discount, while first quality goods are still priced significantly below the original wholesale price. The products available range from designer apparel brands and other high end merchandise to boxes that mix a variety of unbranded cheap stuff, with an occasional gem.

While Discount Wholesalers Inc., in Chester Springs, PA, carries everything from first quality closeouts and liquidations to customer returns, the overwhelming majority, "95 percent of it is name brand, first quality," says Steve Galiffa, owner. "All of it is clean, sellable merchandise," he adds.

While the company carries virtually all merchandise categories, health and beauty aids is its greatest strength and the most in demand lines, according to Galiffa. Other categories include apparel, giftware, hard goods, tools and cleaning products. "We're always looking for new sources to buy from," he says. There is no minimum order. The company sells all quantities, from truckloads to pallets to boxes, and its customers range from flea market vendors to retail chains with 150 stores or more.

Galiffa and his staff will help steer a new retail customer to the kind of merchandise that will do best in their own area and type of operation. In all cases, Discount Wholesalers provides an itemized list of contents. "We'll even provide a photo if someone wants a closer look," he says. In health and beauty aids, customers can often order by merchandise category or obtain mixed lots.

For more information, please contact:

Steve Galiffa, owner
Discount Wholesalers Inc.
1985 Ticonderoga Blvd.
Chester Springs, PA 19425
Tel.: 610-458-1131
Fax: 610-458-1190

Topic: Wholesale News

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