KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Cellular Sales continued expanding its role as the nation’s largest Verizon Wireless premium retailer with the addition of 15 new stores in nine states in September 2011. September also marked the opening of the company’s 450th store nationwide.
The new stores were spread across nine states from New England to the Midwest and Gulf Coast. With the September opening of the company’s first stores in Massachusetts, Cellular Sales now has retail locations open in 23 states.
The new Cellular Sales stores included three each in Florida and Texas, two each in Alabama and Massachusetts, and one each in Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Ohio.
Cellular Sales is an 18-year-old privately held company founded and headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. For the past four years, Inc. Magazine has named Cellular Sales one of the nation’s fastest growing retail companies in the country. The 2011 edition of the Inc. 5000 ranked Cellular Sales as the 69th fastest growing retailer in the country.
Cellular Sales projects a growth rate of 30 to 35% for 2011 and has opened 90 new stores through September. The company is on pace to surpass the total of 102 new stores opened in 2010 and expects to open its 500th store in early 2012.