Where America buys technology. The nation's leading reseller of over 35,000 computer-related products. Selections include technology from top name brands, shopping guides, outlet/auction sites and technical service offerings.
CompUSA Inc., Where America Buys TechnologyTM, is the nation's leading retailer and reseller of personal computer-related products and services. Founded in 1984, it now operates approximately 225 stores in 90 major metropolitan markets. These Superstores serve retail, corporate, government and education customers and include technical service departments. CompUSA's inventory includes all major brands of computers and information products including Apple, Compaq, Epson, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lotus, Microsoft, Toshiba and more. CompUSA also carries more than 2,000 software titles. Many of the stores include classroom training facilities.
CompUSA, founded as Soft Warehouse in Dallas, Texas, in October 1984, originally sold "direct" to business customers. The company then opened its first retail store in April 1985; opened its first Computer Superstore in April 1988; changed its name to CompUSA in March 1991 and, in September 1998, CompUSA completed its acquisition of the Computer City chain from Tandy Corporation. In March 2000 CompUSA became a privately held company, under the new leadership of Mexican retail company, Grupo Sanborns.
CompUSA - Where America buys technology