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The Ultimate Computer Store
|Founder(s)||John Baker and Bill Bayne|
|Headquarters||Hilliard, Ohio, U.S.|
|Number of locations||23|
|Key people||Richard M. Mershad, CEO & Ed Mershad, Vice President of Microcenter.|
|Products||Computers, Consumer Electronics & Accessories|
|Revenue||$1.05 billion *|
|Parent||Micro Electronics, Inc.|
|References: * Forbes magazine estimate|
Micro Center is an American computer department store founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1979 by two former Radio Shack employees. The first Micro Center store was a 900 sq ft (84 m2) storefront located in the Lane Avenue Shopping Center in Upper Arlington, Ohio. There are 23 Micro Center stores nationwide in 16 states. At least three more stores are expected to open in 2013 (in New York, Wisconsin, and the other at an unannounced location).
Micro Center is a subsidiary of Micro Electronics, Inc., a privately held corporation headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio. In addition to selling the name brand products of a multitude of manufacturers, Micro Center also sells products under a variety of its own brand names. These brand names include PowerSpec, WinBook, and IPSG.
- A Retail Computer Industry Innovator since 1979
- Eaton, Dan (7 Sep 2012). "Micro Center opening 4 stores with electronics chain’s next-generation design". Business First. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
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