Variety Wholesalers, Inc

PO Drawer 947
Henderson , NC
http://www.vwstores.com/
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Import Logistics Specialist

Variety Wholesalers, Inc
Henderson, NC Full time
Posted on September 7, 2017

IMPORT LOGISTICS SPECIALIST

 2+ years in related retail, brokerage or ocean carrier environment

Knowledge of Harmonized Tariff Schedule and Code of Federal Regulations

 

In 1949, an ambitious 24-year old named John Pope took over his family's business of five small dime stores in eastern North Carolina. He renamed them "Popes" and quickly expanded and began buying groups of struggling discount retailers including:

                                

·        52 Eagle Stores

·        54 McCrory/United stores

·        118 Value Mart stores

·        145 Super Dollar stores

·        53 P.H. Rose stores

·        106 Allied stores

·        33 Maxway stores

·        60 Bargain Town stores

·        106 Roses stores

·        118 Bonus Stores/Bill's Dollar Stores
 

This conglomerate became Variety Wholesalers, Inc. which established a reputation of revitalizing companies, with all stores becoming profitable within just 12 months of their purchase. Corporate Structure Variety Wholesalers was incorporated in North Carolina on July 25, 1957. Variety Stores, Inc. (formerly "Rose's Stores, Inc."), was incorporated in Delaware on May 5, 1927 and is the wholly owned subsidiary of Variety Wholesalers, Inc. 

 

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