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Celebrating 63 years serving professionals in the 
data storage, audio, video and AV equipment industry

(Chicago, IL-June 12, 2013)- Becoming an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is an honor not accorded to all businesses; because not all businesses meet eligibility standards. Malelo and Company is pleased to announce it has met all BBB standards and is now an Accredited Business.

“Accreditation in the BBB is by invitation only” says Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. “And only those businesses that meet our high standards, and pass the review process are approved by our Board of Directors.”

As with all businesses that are Accredited by the BBB, Malelo and Company has committed to the BBB Code of Business Practices. The Code is a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices on how businesses treat consumers. These standards call for building trust, embodying integrity, advertising honestly and being truthful. Bernas adds “To maintain their Accreditation a business must be transparent, honor their promises, be responsive to their customers, and safeguard their privacy.”

“We are proud to be a BBB Accredited Business,” said Brandt Malelo, Owner of Malelo and Company. “In today’s business world it is imperative that our customers know how seriously we take our commitment to excellence and good customer service. Our achieving BBB Accreditation exemplifies that goal.”

Malelo and Company is a has been in business for 63 years offering consumers the best in data storage, audio, video and AV equipment. “Our goal is to stay focused on what we do best; provide outstanding products at competitive prices and unsurpassed customer service,” said Malelo.

For more information contact: Brandt Malelo - 773-927-6066/ or visit

Malelo and Company is a wholesale distributor serving professionals in the data storage, audio/video tape, photographic and AV equipment markets. Family owned and operated since 1950, Malelo and Company provides customers with exceptional value by offering competitive prices with expert advice and service.

About the Better Business Bureau: As a private, non-profit organization, the purpose of the Better Business Bureau is to promote an ethical marketplace. BBBs help resolve buyer/seller complaints by means of conciliation, mediation and arbitration. BBBs also review advertising claims, online business practices and charitable organizations. BBBs develop and issue reports on businesses and nonprofit organizations and encourage people to check out a company or charity before making a purchase or donation.