Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. announced that it will open an 88,000-sq-ft facility in Smyrna, GA, U.S., in October 2004 to house production, distribution/warehouse, and recycling operations. The facility will also include an ApplianceSmart superstore factory outlet, the company's second retail location in the Atlanta market and eleventh in the U.S.
The Smyrna ApplianceSmart outlet will carry a range of special-buy major household appliance brands, including Maytag, GE, Frigidaire, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, and Roper. Special-buy appliances, which ApplianceSmart sells at a significant discount to retail, include new in-the-box closeouts, factory overruns, discontinued models, and discounted out-of-box items.
Edward R. Cameron, president and CEO, said: "We believe this new facility will position us for expansion and growth of the ApplianceSmart concept in the Atlanta market. We will be able to offer consumers two convenient locations for unprecedented on-site selection of high quality appliances at factory outlet prices."
The company also announced that it will be opening an ApplianceSmart factory outlet superstore in San Antonio, TX, U.S. in October. As of July 2004, ApplianceSmart was operating nine outlets: four in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, U.S. market; three in the Columbus, OH, U.S., market; one in the Atlanta, GA, U.S. market and one in Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
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