CNN Money - December 7 2007: Consumer electronics retailer CompUSA, the 103-store chain that has been struggling in recent years, said Friday it will close its stores after this holiday season.
I remember when I used to check my local CompUSA every other weekend for some nice rebate deals until they close all the ones in Massachusetts. I'll miss them that's for sure.
I've never had problems with CompUSA... I actually got my first computer there! Oh well...I guess everything has an end.
I laughed when some fan boy posted "CompUSA sells out of Ps3's"
Although i use to shop their, Returning items was terrible. You only had 14 days (if i remember correctly), and if they actually let you return your item, they charged you a 10% restocking fee. Not to mention there prices wernt the greatest (unless you count the rebate deals).
With several rebate coupons and checks "lost in the mail", I guess I had my fair share of their rebate scams. Also, their return policy sucked. Good riddance.
but then again not really with their mediocre stock, and supply as well as their crap rebate abbilities and scams its no suprize but this does mean they'll BE ALot of store closeing deals to look for. Compusa is now till the end of the year a place on my stop in once a week schedule.
Not "surprize", and I'm going to assume that you just messed up on "abbility" (it's "ability"). Damn, no wonder half you people on these sites say such stupid things, half of you's cant even spell, none-the-less be literate
First off, don't grammar troll. That's lame. And now to pick YOUR response apart: - "you's" isn't a word - nonetheless is spelled without hyphens - where's the apostrophe after the n in can't? - don't forget the period at the end of your last sentence Does that help you? *rolls eyes*
says dante whom has 3 bubbles...lol You remind me of this guy I saw on maplestory last night his name was pikachufan and he called some guy a noob, and I said thats a laugh a pokemon fan calling someone a noob.
Didnt (oh no, no apostrophe) you just tell me not to "grammar" troll as you put it? An yet now you're doing it!? You're a good example, guy! And "yes", i do know "you's" aint a word (so isnt "aint", and yes i realize that im not putting apostrophes in words that i should, as a matter of fact i am doing it right now! uh-oh!) and i dont care about punctuation as long as its understandable. You got me on "nonetheless", but whats funny about that is nobody seems to care except your none grammer trollling @ss. And i hardly ever put periods at the end of my last sentences to cut down on my typing (you can understand that, cant you). But the misspellings from these idiots shows some real stupidity, but you would have realized that if you were really smart. And why are you sweating me? I see you're a pretty anal guy too. And William, "3 bubbles"? That's lame! you know "bubbles" means' nothing on this fanboy infested site! except to simpletons like you (look no period)
:-0 woah.....I didnt even know it was in trouble. Thats one of the places I stop when I make my way into the city...hmmmmm
They only had 103 stores? That's only an average of two per state. They almost never have good deals, so it's not a suprise.
Yeah I was surpised, I thought they had at least 600+ stores. I guess most of them is here in Southern Califonia, because I see them everywhere.
I could see this a mile away
This sucks, I got my extended warranty for my notebook from them, now Ill probably have to send it all back to HP when i need work done, which is a pain in the ass
If your warranty is a CompUSA warranty it is probably going to be worthless when the stores close.
I haven't shopped there in years because of it. It's one thing not to get a response after sending in proof for a $70 rebate; it's another when they go through the trouble of sending back a document saying "Rebate was not received on time." I don't think it takes 5 weeks for mail to reach Austin, Texas. Luckily I helped my stepdad when he decided to buy a laptop there for his daughter, and he literally could not figure out what the 7 different code numbers CompUSA's rebate form was referring to. Well, he got two of them on his own, but trust me, it was damn hard. Some of them were even inside the 'free printer'...which also had rebates in order to be free. With such bad business practices, they deserve to be shut down.
my friend's dad works at compUSA i REALLLY hate Compusa. why? it looks like a worn down Warehouse that don't care about the products. Last time I went there. they had a laptop with a busted screen. :D
Take that, Carlos Slim! I hate that f*cking monopolist, more than I hate bill gates.
to those of you who live near a compusa, I would recommend going in close to the end of the year to check things out. I used to work at one that was closed in the big shutdown earlier this year, and the prices drop by another 10% every couple of days. I bought a ton of stuff for 90% towards the end.
They closed down one near me a few months ago but that was in a bad location. Within a 3 mile radius you have Circuit City, Best Buy, Frys, MicroCenter, Target, Walmart, Sam's Club, Costco, Office Depot, and 2 Malls. I went in when they were closing down and it was like a madhouse in there, but oddly the prices weren't THAT cheap. In some cases I think they hiked the prices to give an artificial discount. Funniest thing is that Microcenter ended up buying a lot of the shelving and lighting out of there hah.
you guys know what that means if you live by one of these 103 stores, CLOSE-OUT SALE!!!!! crazy %90 percent discounts, everything must go!!1
Things like accessories are good. TV and such? no way. When I went there, it was really Opened box things. Some may be worth it but I'm probably going to go there and see if they'll have some memory sticks on sale though lol.
MicroCenter has way better customer service, prices, and return policy. The online store is kinda crappy when you compare it to newegg etc. The prices always seemed marked *up* at Comp USA rather than down. MicroCenter is slightly behind in carrying in carrying the absolute latest gear, but nowhere near the crappy stock at Comp USA. And Microcenter has all the cables and accessories you would ever need. There's only a handful of locations in a few major states, and it probably good that way that they don't try to over-grow. The gaming section they added within the last year is an improvment over what they had before (took out half the book dept since everyone buys or reads them online now) but still needs some work.
MicroCenter is the man, and yeah you're right about the game section. You can get some pretty damn good deals there and find some rare stuff in the process.
Yeah they already closed down one of their stores here by me and a Staples is taking it's place.
this store sucked mule behind! Overpriced,and limited variety. Nothing will ever compare to Pricewatch.com. and any other internet based store/one site with great deals. I went in twice, and both times left feeling "Why?"
yea i know 2 differen CompUSA stores that closed in the last 5 yrs one in my home town and one where i go to college
The last time I stepped foot in a CompUSA was when one of the local stores closed... looks like it's time for another visit, I think Denver still has a couple. There was a lot of crap, but there was still some stuff worth buying when they really started getting desperate.
I use to go to this store all the time. It was great having all the PC gear under one roof. Sorry to hear this.
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