News Release

Verizon Wireless Expands Retail Presence In Brooklyn, New York

Two New "Store-within-a-Store" Kiosks Now Open at P.C. Richard & Son

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April 16, 2009

Howard Waterman
Howard.Waterman@VerizonWireless.com
973-656-7370 (office)
917-359-5505 (mobile)Lynette Viviani
lynette.viviani@vivianipr.com  
973-968-7929

BROOKLYN, NY — Verizon Wireless has expanded its retail presence with the addition of two new stores within P.C. Richard & Son showrooms in Brooklyn. With the addition of the Verizon Wireless kiosks, P.C. Richard & Son customers now have easy access to the latest wireless phones, devices and accessories, plus a variety of service plans on the nation’s most reliable wireless network.

The new Verizon Wireless stores at P.C. Richard & Son are located at:

  • 450 Kings Highway: Open Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • 590 Atlantic Avenue: Open Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

“Like Verizon Wireless, P.C. Richard & Son is synonymous with ‘Honesty, Integrity and Reliability,” said Pat Devlin, president of Verizon Wireless’ New York Metro Region. “Both our companies have a long-standing commitment to providing customers with the highest quality shopping experience and superior customer service. This new relationship means added convenience for customers.”

Verizon Wireless will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the P.C. Richard & Son kiosks, including hiring, inventory and displays.

Staffed by knowledgeable wireless professionals, the new kiosks offer consumers a broad range of services and equipment, including popular devices like the BlackBerry® Storm™ and new service features including Verizon Wireless Friends & Family® which lets customers on eligible calling plans enjoy unlimited calling on up to 10 numbers on any network, anytime, anywhere in America without using plan minutes.

The company’s stores within P.C. Richard & Son also carry the new Verizon Hub, an intuitive device that bridges wireline and wireless connectivity to create a communications command center in the home. In addition, Friends & Family for Business and Verizon Wireless business solutions, like unlimited e-mail and Web browsing plans, now are more convenient for local business people.

As the wireless customer loyalty leader over the past 17 quarters, Verizon Wireless offers customers many reasons to shop at its stores, kiosks and online. Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest and most reliable wireless voice and high-speed Mobile Broadband data network and offers quality products and services backed by its award-winning customer service. To increase the coverage and capacity of its premier nationwide network and to add new services, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $50 billion since it was formed in 2000.

For a complete list of all new Verizon Wireless stores within P.C. Richard & Son locations please visit www.pcrichard.com/vzw. More information about Verizon Wireless products and services is available at www.verizonwireless.com or by calling1-800-2-JOIN IN.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 80 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 85,000 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.  

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