Cellular Sales Invests $500,000 in Kansas and Missouri; Announces 48 New Sales Positions

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Cellular Sales Invests $500,000 in Kansas and Missouri; Announces 48 New Sales Positions

Interior of a Cellular Sales Store

Kansas City, Mo. – Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, today announced a major expansion in Kansas and Missouri. Since early October, the company has opened five new stores in the two states and plans to open one more on Black Friday (November 26). In all, Cellular Sales has created 48 sales positions to service the six new stores.

Cellular Sales Verizon Wireless has opened new locations in West Plains, Bolivar and Clinton, Mo. and Winfield and Iola, Kan. in the past 45 days. One more store location, scheduled to open on Black Friday, will open in Fulton, Mo. The new store locations, along with their opening date and number of sales positions, are listed below: 

1006 Worley Drive, West Plains, Mo., 65775
Phone: (417) 257-0800
Opened Oct. 4, 2010
8 sales positions 

920 Springfield Avenue, Bolivar, Mo., 65613-2460
Phone: (417) 326-1001
Opened Oct. 4, 2010
8 sales positions 

116 South Main Street, Clinton, Mo. 64735
Phone: (660) 383-4127
Opened Oct. 5, 2010
8 sales positions
$250,000 investment 

907 Main Street, Winfield, Kan., 67165
Phone: (620) 221-1551
Opened Oct. 4, 2010
8 sales positions 

621 North State, Iola, Kan., 66749
Phone: (620) 365-0116
Opened Oct. 4, 2010
8 sales positions 

1500 Bluff Street, Fulton, Mo., 65251
Phone: (573) 826-4876
Opening on Black Friday (Nov. 26, 2010)
8 sales positions
$250,000 investment 

The six stores represent job creation and a boost for the local economy. According to Ann Snyder, the national recruiter for Cellular Sales, sales consultants for the company earn an average of more than $51,000 per year. 

Currently, Cellular Sales operates more than 350 stores across the United States. Cellular Sales recently announced 250 new jobs at its National Call Center in Knoxville, Tenn. 

“Cellular Sales continues to grow rapidly because of its special attention to customer service. Our sales representatives participate in a very thorough training program in order to learn our products and service plans backwards and forwards,” said Beau Hammon, Regional Director for Cellular Sales. 

“Customers receive unparalleled customer service from the minute they walk in the door,” said José Ordoñez, Regional Director of Cellular Sales. 

“We follow up with customers after their visit to ask about their in-store experience. We also monitor each customer’s phone usage so we can contact them when other service plans would be more cost effective. The customer is number one in our eyes,” he said. 

Cellular Sales is a 17-year-old privately held company founded and headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. The company currently operates throughout the United States.  By year end, Cellular Sales will open approximately 50 new stores in markets across the United States, bringing the company’s total number of locations to nearly 400. For the past three years, Inc. Magazine has named Cellular Sales one of the nation’s fastest growing retail companies in the country.  

This year, Inc. magazine listed Cellular Sales at No. 72 on its list of the nation’s fastest growing companies according to gross dollars of growth. Cellular Sales was ranked No. 1,856 on the fourth annual overall list of the nation’s fastest growing companies (up from No. 2,069 last year).  The “Inc. 5,000” represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. 

Growth for Cellular Sales this year was reported at 147 percent according to Inc. magazine.  The magazine ranked Cellular Sales No. 96 on the “Inc. 5,000” list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately held retail companies.  The magazine reported that Cellular Sales’ 2006 revenue of $127.9 million grew to $316.1 million last year. 

For more information about Cellular Sales, or to find a Cellular Sales location near you, visit the company’s web site at www.cellularsales.com. For more information on the new Kansas and Missouri stores, call José Ordoñez at (816) 206-0024 or Beau Hammon at (816) 519-9156. 

Job seekers in Fulton, Mo. should call Kori York at (727) 251-2823. In Kansas City, West Plains, Bolivar and Clinton, Mo. and in Winfield and Iola, Kan., job seekers should call Brandon Mitchell at (614) 915-1625 or visit www.cellularsales.com/opportunity to schedule an interview. 

Media Contact:
Rick Laney, Ackermann PR
(865) 584-0550

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