MSN Spotlights Zapps Success
Anthony Zappitelli, 29, owner of Zapps Wholesale, was among those honored on the list covering the retail and e-commerce sectors. The company, which takes in overstocked and returned items from a variety of retailers, resells those items. Forbes said the company is on track to make $50 million this year.
Zapps Receives National Recognition in the Media
With the rise in online retail, the pandemic, and the rise in returns, business has boomed for Zapps Wholesale. Zappitelli said the pandemic alone led to a 300% rise in business, largely due to retailers needing to clear their own stock and warehouses.
Zapps Highlighted in Cleveland Media
“It grew out of my college dorm,” said Zappitelli. “It quickly grew into me dropping out of college, moving to Charlotte and finding an opportunity there.”
Zapps Wholesale Founder Makes Forbes 30 Under 30
From college dropout to 40-person liquidation company. Anthony Zappitelli used to buy toys, tools and other merchandise at a deep discount from a local liquidator to sell at the flea market. Now he runs Zapps Wholesale; a liquidation business, which buys returned, overstocked and other unwanted merchandise from name brand retailers to discount store operators. The six-year-old company expects revenue to double to $50 million this year.