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COMPUSA ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF PROMINENT RETAILING EXECUTIVE TO COMPANY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 COMPUSA ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF PROMINENT RETAILING EXECUTIVE
 TO COMPANY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 DALLAS, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CompUSA Inc. (NASDAQ: CUSA), the nation's largest computer superstore retailer, today announced that Dean Groussman, president, chief executive officer and a director of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, has been appointed to the board of directors of CompUSA.
 "We are pleased that Mr. Groussman has agreed to serve as a director because his extensive international retailing experience will provide a valuable resource to CompUSA during this time of rapid expansion for our company," said Ronald N. Dubin, chairman of CompUSA.
 As CEO of Canadian Tire, Groussman directs a $3 billion company that is the largest hard goods retail organization in Canada. The company specializes in retail distribution of automotive, hardware and leisure products, in addition to auto service and petroleum distribution, through a network of more than 400 dealer-operated stores across Canada.
 Groussman previously served as president and CEO of the Zale Corporation's Skillern Drugstores and O.G. Wilson catalog show rooms division, and as president and COO of Zale's Fine Jewelers Guild. He has also been associated in retail management capacities with the Target Stores division of Dayton Hudson, the Venture Stores division of May Department Stores and Iowa Paint Mfg.
 CompUSA Inc. currently operates 27 high-volume superstores in 18 major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S. The stores offer more than 5,000 products, including microcomputer hardware, software, accessories and related items, at deep-discount prices to retail, business and government customers. They also include a full-service computer maintenance operation and classroom training facilities.
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 /CONTACT: Ronald N. Dubin, chairman of CompUSA, 203-629-2030/
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