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Is Best Buy following CompUSA, Circuit City to certain doom?

Is Best Buy on the same slow but steady march to failure taken by CompUSA and Circuit City?

By March 29, 2012


Microsoft and Apple: The roof tile analogy

The Microsoft Surface tablet needs the Microsoft Store -- or something just like it. The hey day of CompUSA-like big box retailers is fading fast.

By July 1, 2012


Systemax exec resigns, must hand over $11 million

Company, which sells tech online via TigerDirect, CompUSA, and Circuit City sites, announces the resignation of Gilbert Fiorentino, CEO of its technology products group.

By May 9, 2011


CompUSA 2.0

The retailer went bankrupt in late 2007, but the new owner is trying to revive the brand.

By April 10, 2009


Zip Express partnership with TigerDirect, CompUSA eases CE installation woes

Zip Express Installation announces TigerDirect.com and CompUSA as new resellers for consumer electronics installation service

By October 14, 2008


Scrounging for bargains at CompUSA

Hardware deals appeared scant, but a stroll through the aisles in downtown SF reveal plenty of cheap software, including heavily discounted Windows and Office.

By February 13, 2008


CompUSA clarifies details on store closings

Extended warranties, gift cards, rain checks, and rebates will be honored. All sales are now final.

By December 14, 2007


CompUSA closes shop

The retail electronics chain was purchased Friday by a private equity firm, which says it will close the remaining stores.

By December 7, 2007


Say goodbye to CompUSA

A rumor has been circulating on the Web claiming CompUSA will close in February. Wondering if it's true, Don Reisinger decided to tackle the issue and decide if it's really true.

By December 7, 2007


Novint Falcon to swoop down on CompUSA

3D game controller that allows for virtual feeling will be available this October at retail chain.

By September 28, 2007