Via Trading (company)

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Via Trading Corporation
TypePrivate
IndustryWholesale Supply
Key peopleJacques Stambouli, CEO & Alain Stambouli, President
Websitehttp://www.viatrading.com/
 
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Via Trading Corporation
TypePrivate
IndustryWholesale Supply
Key peopleJacques Stambouli, CEO & Alain Stambouli, President
Websitehttp://www.viatrading.com/

Via Trading Corporation is a wholesale supply company of general consumer merchandise.[1][2][3][4] The company's goods come primarily from wholesale liquidations, wholesale overstock purchases, and customer returns.[3][4][5][6][7] Brothers Jacques and Alain Stambouli founded the company in 2002, and Alain is the company's president, with Jacques serving as the CEO.[6][7][8] Via Trading is based in Lynwood, California.[1][4][6][9]

Via Trading began purchasing surplus inventory from retailers and wholesalers, but after realizing a void of good wholesale suppliers, the Stambouli brothers made a shift to the wholesale end of the business.[8] Via Trading purchases large quantities of items at discount prices, similar to the business owners featured on A&E's Storage Wars, who purchase trailers of merchandise, and then resell the items at discount prices.[3][8][10] Brandon Bernier of Storage Hunters purchased approximately $4,000 of merchandise from Via Trading in under 3 weeks in 2012.[10]

Via Trading's customers range from eBay sellers, Craigslist.com resellers, traditional retailers, and flea market retailers.[5][7][8] The company has been a member of the Better Business Bureau since 2003 and has been featured on The CW, ABC, NBC, and Forbes Magazine, among other media outlets.[3][9]

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  1. ^ a b "Via Trading". Trade Markia. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Via Trading Corporation". Manta. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Via Trading Corporation". Top Ten Wholesale. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Martin. "Via Trading: Overstocks & Customer returns". Wholesale Review. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Via Trading Liquidation". Wholesale Central. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c "Pallet Cleanser". LA Business Journal. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c Van Riper, Tom. "Reseller Sees Many Happy Returns". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c d Heine, Christopher. "Surplus Success At Via Trading". Wholesale Central. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "BBB Business Review". BBB. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Russell, Joel. "'Storage Wars' stokes interest in wholesaler's auctioned goods". LA Business Journal. Retrieved 1 February 2013.