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Direct sales, free PCs threaten computer stores

Traditional computer retailers, faced with declining revenue from PC sales, are scrambling to adapt to the shifting market.

 

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Traditional computer retailers, faced with declining revenue from PC sales, are scrambling to adapt to the shifting market.

"[CompUSA is] getting the crap beat out of them quarter after quarter financially."

- Roger Kay, analyst with International Data Corporation

 


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