Albert Import-Export, Ltd.
Albert Import and Export Ltd. was started by Albert Ben Moshe as a one man business in apparel wholesale in 1980.Today, the company realizes a gross turnover in excess of $3.5 million and is involved in the business of importing, wholesaling and retailing mens and womens street-wear fashion apparel. The company has approximately 5500 regular clients that are located in the U.S, Europe, Asia, and South Africa etc. The company deals in the wholesale of popular urban and street-wear brands like ECKO, ROCAWEAR, SEAN JOHN, DIESEL, MS.SIXTY, ZOO YORK, LITHIUM to clients amongst who COHENS, DIPLO, MASSFIELD, GARDEA are just a few.
In addition to the wholesale division, the company now boasts of two retail stores in Manhattan and online wholesale and retail services/websites. The first retail store, NY BRANDS was started in 2000, on 36th St and 5th Ave, midtown Manhattan. To accommodate the growing popularity and high growth in sales, the second store was launched in 2003 on Broadway and Grand, downtown Manhattan. In addition to impeccable customer service, Albert Import and Export today boasts of a reputation of providing apparel that is not only at the cutting edge of fashion but also of unbeatable quality. To accommodate overseas buyers and to promote the convenience of anytime shopping the company introduced their wholesale online website, in 2001.With over 5000 online clients the company reaches out to buyers worldwide.
Judging from the success and sales figures of the online wholesale division and the retails stores which increased the gross sales figures by approximately 68% the company decided to launch their online retail website. The company started from a small one-room office in 1980 and now boasts of having 2 offices in the fashion district in Manhattan and warehouses in both New Jersey and Manhattan.
Over the years and the introduction of various new channels of distribution have all added to towards building a reputation not only with the vast buying clientele but also with the youth, who share an extremely loyal feeling of loyalty with the retail organization. The retail division works with the music industry, promoting DJs and music labels within the stores, through the Internet, radio, T.V and other mediums. NY Brands, the retail division of the company also works with non-profit organizations like UNITED HOMELESS and LIFEBEAT-MUSIC INDUSTRY FGHTS AIDS, at a close level, to contribute towards society. To be able to provide at all the above-mentioned levels, the company has taken care to hire an enthusiastic young team of employees that have multi-faceted experience in buying, selling, design, branding and marketing.