DirectBuy Opens Members-Only Design Showroom in Long Beach

DirectBuy of Long Beach, a low-cost alternative to retail, will be a one-stop shopping destination for home improvement.

DirectBuy Opens Members-Only Design Showroom in Long Beach
Long Beach, CA, May 30, 2007 --( DirectBuy, the leading members-only showroom and home design center that offers merchandise at manufacturer-direct prices, announced the opening of a full service design showroom in Long Beach, California. DirectBuy of Long Beach is located at 2401 East Willow Street, and offers Long Beach area residents thousands of items, including kitchen cabinets, flooring and major appliances from more than 700 top manufacturers and their authorized suppliers.

"DirectBuy has offered its members unmatched savings, selection and service across North America for the past 35 years, and we are excited to bring that tradition to Long Beach," said Bart Fesperman, vice president of sales and marketing for DirectBuy. "We offer the top brands in virtually everything for in and around the home at discounted prices that consumers will not find anywhere else, and families will quickly benefit from this exciting concept."

DirectBuy is a membership-based company that allows consumers to purchase brand-name merchandise for their home and family at manufacturer-direct prices. By providing brand-name items without the traditional retail markup, DirectBuy dramatically increases the purchasing power of its members, enabling them to experience the home of their dreams. The Long Beach location of DirectBuy is owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Mike and Debbie Welsch, John Remar and Jock Petersen.

"Consumers in the Long Beach area will be blown away by the wide array of merchandise and significant savings that we offer," said Mike Welsch, owner of DirectBuy of Long Beach. "DirectBuy of Long Beach truly is a one-stop shop for virtually everything you could possibly imagine for your home from more than 700 of the top manufacturers."

To assist with home renovation, DirectBuy of Long Beach members will also have access to licensed interior designers, as well as product specialists who are specially trained in one of five areas of merchandise: Home Furnishing, Home Improvement, Flooring, Accessories, Entertainment / Outdoor.

Consumers who are interested in joining DirectBuy of Long Beach are encouraged to attend an exclusive Open House event, which is designed to educate families about DirectBuy's unique business model. The Open House also helps consumers better understand how DirectBuy members avoid traditional retail markup when purchasing brand-name merchandise.

About DirectBuy:
For more than 35 years, DirectBuy has been helping thousands of consumers acquire unparalleled ways to save as they shop for virtually everything to decorate and remodel their homes - from furniture, tile, carpet, hardwood flooring, and custom window treatments to kitchen and bath cabinets, fixtures, appliances and much, much more.

DirectBuy enables members to purchase most every product offering from more than 700 manufacturers at over 130 showrooms across North America. To request a "Free Insider's Guide to Buying Direct" and a Visitor's Pass to learn more about the superior value and benefits of a DirectBuy membership, call 562-489-7850 or visit or

Sara Shragal
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