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Company Overview of Variety Wholesalers, Inc.

Company Overview

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. operates a group of retail stores in the United States. It sells toys, health and beauty aids, household sundries, furniture, sporting goods, snacks, clothing, accessories, jewelry, home furnishings, seasonal products, and others. Variety Wholesalers, Inc. was formerly known as Popes. Variety Wholesalers, Inc. was founded in 1930 and is based in Henderson, North Carolina with retail stores in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana.

218 South Garnett Street

Henderson, NC 27536

United States

Founded in 1930





Key Executives for Variety Wholesalers, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Assistant Vice President of Legal and Assistant Vice President of Real Estate
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President of Real Estate
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. Key Developments

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. Appoints Wilson Sawyer as President

Bruce Efird, the former CEO of Dollar Express and Fred's, Inc., will be the new president and CEO of Variety Stores.Wilson Sawyer, currently president of Variety Stores, will take a new role as president of the parent company, Variety Wholesalers Inc. Sawyer was president and CEO of Maxway Stores when Variety acquired the chain in 1990. Over the years, he's held multiple roles at the firm, including chief operating officer of Variety Wholesalers.

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. Presents at NRF Protect 2017 Loss Prevention Conference & EXPO, Jun-26-2017

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. Presents at NRF Protect 2017 Loss Prevention Conference & EXPO, Jun-26-2017 . Venue: Gaylord National Harbor Hotel, Washington, United States.

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. Announces to Create 320 Jobs in Coweta County

Variety Wholesalers, Inc. announced that it will establish its second major distribution center in Coweta County, creating 320 jobs and investing approximately $10.5 million in the Newnan area. The distribution center will support Variety Wholesalers stores as the company expands its presence in the southeastern, midwestern and south central United States. Variety Wholesalers is based in Henderson, N.C., and operates 360 stores in 16 states. The newly created jobs will include positions in management, operations, transportation and logistics. Georgia Quick Start will provide customized training for new distribution center employees.

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