LORAIN – Ankurbhai Patel knows the value of his customers. At 2111 N. Ridge Road, he also knows the value that the Ohio Lottery brings to his business. The Ohio Lottery is pleased to recognize Lorain Smokes & Beverage as Retailer-of-the-Week for the week of July 31, 2017.
“We promote the Ohio Lottery with great customer service. We have another machine for the players so they don’t have to wait in line if we get busy,” said Patel.
They have been selling Ohio Lottery for about a year and a half and because of the great customer service, trust and choice of instant games, they are now one of the top distributors for online and instant lottery in their district.
Lottery sales representative Tom Callahan said, “This retailer took a location that was in the bottom 20 percent and are now in the top 10 retailers in the district. They know the value Ohio Lottery products bring to their store; customers are treated very good at this location.”
Lorain Smokes & Beverage carries 72 instant games and has a weekly sales average of $16,612 for instant and online games.
Lorain Smokes & Beverage will be recognized on Cash Explosion®, the Ohio Lottery’s TV game show, on July 29, 2017. Lorain County residents can tune into Cash Explosion® on WEWS ABC Channel 5 in Cleveland. The Cash Explosion show is carried on 13 stations across the state every Saturday at 7:30 p.m.