National Wholesale Liquidators

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National Wholesale Liquidators is a West Hempstead, New York-based company that operates a chain of warehouse-style closeout discount stores in the Eastern and Midwestern United States. It offers a mix of brand-name items, everyday household items, and furniture. National Wholesale Liquidators carries over 120,000 items. The company also offers appliances, automotive products, bath towels, bedding, carpets and floor covers, detergents and cleaning products, electrical hardware, electronics, food products, furniture outdoor, giftware, health and beauty aids, holiday decorative, and household storage products. In addition, it offers indoor furniture, jewelry, kitchen towels-linens, luggage, men's apparel and fragrances, paint and sundries, paper goods and supplies, personal umbrellas, pet supplies, sporting goods, vacuums and accessories, video games, and women’s fragrances. The company, at its peak, operated more than 50 stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Massachusetts, Virginia, Rhode Island, Michigan, and Illinois.

The chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2008.[1] It moved to close 35 of its 45 stores in December 2008 following a bankruptcy court auction. The Chapter 11 reorganization was converted to Chapter 7 liquidation on February 26, 2009.[1]

In 2008, National was bought by NSC Holdings Inc. and now operates 10 retail locations.


  1. ^ "Trustee Files More Avoidance Actions in NWL Holdings". Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation. Retrieved 17 November 2010. 

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