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Verizon Wireless Redefines Wireless Customer Experience: First "Smart Store" Opens In Wichita, Kansas On Feb. 6

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Verizon Wireless Redefines Wireless Customer Experience: First "Smart Store" Opens In Wichita, Kansas On Feb. 6

08:00 EST Thursday, February 06, 2014

Company to Celebrate with $25,000 HopeLine® from Verizon Grant to StepStone to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT:       

Verizon Wireless introduces its first store in Wichita featuring a new retail store design intended to make shopping for wireless devices and services more convenient and more personalized. The redesigned stores are called Smart Stores and feature products in mobile lifestyle zones, which include:

? Amplify It ? for music on-the-go

? Get Fit ? for tracking healthy habits

? Have Fun ? for novel tech gadgets

? Home and on the Go ? for home automation

Verizon Wireless store representatives now use tablets to assist customers with sales and service. Representatives are able to spend more time with customers with the barrier of the cash register/counter eliminated. The company is also integrating systems to make it easy for customers to do business with us across all contact points ? online, in stores and through telesales.

WHEN:

Thursday, Feb. 6

WHERE:

2441 N. Maize Road, Wichita, Kan. 67205

Store Hours: Monday ? Friday, 9 a.m. ? 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. ? 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Noon ? 6 p.m.

Store phone number: 316-722-4532

WHO:

Melissa Pronk, General Manager, Verizon Wireless New Wichita Smart Store

Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Verizon Wireless is celebrating the official opening with a $25,000 HopeLine from Verizon grant to StepStone, a Wichita-based non-profit that responds to the critical needs of survivors of domestic violence by providing supportive services and transitional housing. HopeLine from Verizon connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment. Visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/aboutus/hopeline/ for more information.

 

About Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks. The company serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 72,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.  For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews. 

SOURCE Verizon Wireless

For further information: Brenda Hill, Verizon Wireless, 913-660-2624, Brenda.Hill@verizonwireless.com, http://www.twitter.com/VZWbrenda and Katie Garcia, For Verizon Wireless, 913-634-1047, Katie@sturgesword.com

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