ORANGEBURG, NY — Verizon Wireless today announced the opening of a new authorized retail outlet in Brooklyn to make shopping for the company’s wireless voice and data products more convenient for local residents and businesses. Stay Connected, located at 1403 Avenue J, now offers a wide variety of wireless phones, accessories and service from Verizon Wireless.
Stay Connected, owned by Sami Souid has been a Verizon Wireless authorized retailer for the past four years and now has 12 locations in the five boroughs. Hours for the new Brooklyn location are Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The store is closed on Saturday.
Customers may activate Verizon Wireless service at Stay Connected and shop for the latest in wireless technology including popular devices like the BlackBerry® Storm™ and money-saving service features like Verizon Wireless Friends & Family® which lets customers on eligible calling plans enjoy unlimited calling to up to 10 numbers on any network, anytime, anywhere in America without using plan minutes.
Verizon Wireless authorized retailers receive extensive training, as well as merchandising support and competitive commissions, after successfully completing a highly selective qualification process. Authorized retailers play a key role in the company’s retail sales distribution strategy which includes approximately 2,000 company-owned and operated Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide.
Currently the company is looking for bilingual English-Spanish speaking entrepreneurs interested in joining the Verizon Wireless authorized agent team in New York and Northern New Jersey neighborhoods with large Spanish-speaking populations. For more information about becoming an exclusive Verizon Wireless authorized retailer send an e-mail to NewAgents@VerizonWireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 86.6 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 86,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.