Glentel's Diamond Wireless signs multi-store deal with BJ's Warehouse Club Inc.
BURNABY, BC, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) is pleased to
announce that its U.S. subsidiary, Diamond Wireless, LLC ("Diamond Wireless"),
an exclusive Verizon Wireless premium retailer, has entered into a multi-year
wireless kiosk licensing agreement with BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. ("BJ's").
Effective August 1, 2013, Diamond Wireless will manage and operate the
"store-within-a-store" kiosks at BJ's warehouses currently located in 12
states across the eastern and southern United States. Diamond Wireless will
continue to provide the leading-edge wireless communication devices,
accessories, service and expertise that BJ's club members have come to expect.
Smartphones and other wireless devices sold at the kiosks are activated
exclusively through Verizon Wireless, which offers America's largest 4G LTE
"We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with BJ's and deliver our
legendary customer service and customer experience to BJ's club members," said
Troy Crosland, Diamond Wireless' President and Managing Director."Building
on our core values of quality, service and integrity, in association with BJ's
and Verizon Wireless our Diamond Wireless team will provide a wireless value
proposition to all club members."
"We wish to thank the management team of Verizon Wireless as we continue to
build the existing relationship with our Diamond Wireless team," said Tom
Skidmore, GLENTEL's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013 and based in Burnaby, BC, Canada,
GLENTEL (TSX: GLN), is the largest independent multi-carrier mobile phone
retailer in Canada and Australia. In the United States, GLENTEL operates two
of the six national premium retailers for Verizon Wireless. GLENTEL is a
leading provider of innovative and reliable wireless communications services
and solutions, offering a choice of network carrier and wireless or mobile
products to consumers and commercial customers.
GLENTEL's brands - GLENTEL Wireless, WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth
wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc., SANS FIL etc., Mac Station,
Diamond Wireless, Wireless Zone, and Allphones - span four countries and three
continents. The company employs over 3,800 employees and operates more than
1,210 locations, including more than 390 locations in Canada located in retail
malls, Costco Wholesale stores, Target Canada stores, and business centres;
more than 620 retail locations in the United States; and more than 200 retail
locations in Australia and the Philippines.
Statements in this release relating to matters that are not historical fact
are forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and
assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
outcomes and results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or
contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general
economic conditions, changes in technology, reliance on third-party
manufacturing, managing rapid growth, limited intellectual property
protection, and other risks and uncertainties described in GLENTEL's public
filings with securities regulatory authorities.
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