[KwartzLab] Active Surplus looking for people to run a Kitchener branch
cbruner at quadro.net
Sun Jul 29 01:00:05 EDT 2012
It sounds like a perfect Don job to me.
On 7/28/2012 5:18 PM, doug moen wrote:
> Anybody interested in running a K/W branch of Active Surplus?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Graham Green <Graham at activesurplus.com>
> Date: 27 July 2012 17:00
> Subject: Kitchener Active Surplus
> To: "doug at moens.org" <doug at moens.org>, "onecog2many at gmail.com"
> <onecog2many at gmail.com>
> Doug & Micheal
> I came across your post
> through Google while looking up something else, and wanted to fill you
> in on the store we're opening.
> We opened the store in early January in a plaza run by a business
> contact of ours. They had a small unit with little visibility and
> wondered if we would be interested in running a small branch as a
> pilot project. If you're familiar with either of out Toronto locations
> you know we have a great deal of stock and are always looking for new
> places and ways to display it. Our stock is limited, in part due to
> space, but also because we are trying to get a feel for our customers.
> We tailor some stock options to the regions they serve, for instance,
> Queen has a great deal of art supplies, and Steeles has industrial
> We have worked with KW Surplus for many years, in fact they were first
> opened by the original owners of Active Surplus, but they have moved
> away from traditional surplus goods. We opened our new store not as a
> competitor, but to offer some of the types of goods they no longer
> choose to carry. We hope to be "good neighbours" to them, and offer
> different product and expertise, and hope to continue the partnership
> that we have developed over the 30 years we have done business
> Recently we had to close the doors at our little branch due to lack of
> qualified staff. Our last employee left to a profession more in line
> with his training. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual
> or individuals, with motivation, creativity, and good technical
> skills. As Active Surplus is not limited to electronics parts, our
> staff is not limited to electronics knowledge. If you or members of
> your group are interested in working with us and our plans for the new
> store, please contact me.
> Please feel free to either call or email me if you have any other
> questions about Active Surplus Kitchener or any of our Active Surplus
> Toronto branches and please come in next time you are in Toronto. We
> hope to see you soon at Active Surplus!
> Graham Green
> Active Surplus Steeles
> 5601 Steeles Ave W.
> (416) 593-0909
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