A South Jersey man opened a store that brings Apple product services to the area.
Servicing Cherry Hill, Marlton, Haddonfield and Voorhees, Glenn Trommer opened his Experimac store in early July at Lee Newman Plaza,
“Within my specific market there are no other stores that buy, sell, trade and repair Apple products,” he said. “Experimac has a very unique value proposition and this provides me with the opportunity to gain specific market share.”
Opening his Experimac store fulfilled a long held dream, a promise he made to himself as he graduated from Emory University more than 30 years ago.
“I told myself when I graduated that I would have my own business one day, but since then had always held jobs in corporate America,” Trommer recalls.
Among those corporate positions, he was director of e-commerce and implementation services for Office Depot, responsible for creating and implementing their business to business website back in 1996. “It left me with good knowledge of retail as well as business-to-business sales,” Trommer said.
With a long held passion for Apple products, his choice of Experimac as a franchise was easy.
“I owned the first I-Pod and have owned I-Phones and a MacBook Air ever since,” Trommer said, adding that he looked at a wide range of franchise options before selecting Experimac.
Ultimately, Trommer sees his new shop, and those he expects to open in coming years, as an opportunity to mentor future employees as well as to build a legacy for his family. He anticipates that family members will become involved in the shop and that the venture will create opportunities for future employees.
“I hope that we will be able to create significant brand awareness as we open several stores, and also want to mentor my employees so that they gain an understanding of how to operate a retail business. They may someday own a store of their own,” Trommer said.
Experimac is the latest addition to the United Franchise Group family of brands, joining a team with over 30 years of franchise experience. Capitalizing on a sustained demand for Apple products, Experimac provides pre-owned computers and devices, repair of laptops, phones and tablets, trade-ins of existing devices, and sales of accessories. Experimac has more than 30 locations with 85 additional stores in various stages of development as of mid-2016. Projections are to open a total of 100 locations by the end of 2016 and 250 locations nationwide by 2017. For more information visit experimaxfranchise.com.