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CompUSA Inc. FILES PUBLIC OFFERING OF COMMON STOCK

 CompUSA Inc. FILES PUBLIC OFFERING OF COMMON STOCK
 DALLAS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CompUSA Inc. (NASDAQ: CUSA),


America's leading operator of large format computer superstores, today filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement for a public offering of 3,600,000 shares of common stock, of which 2 million shares will be offered by the company and 1,600,000 shares by certain selling stockholders.
 CompUSA intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to finance the company's store expansion program, working capital requirements and general corporate purposes.
 The First Boston Corporation will serve as lead managing underwriter for the offering, and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated and Robertson, Stephens & Company will serve as co-managing underwriters.
 A registration statement relating to the CompUSA common stock has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. A copy of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from the offices of The First Boston Corporation, 55 East 52nd St., New York, NY 10055; Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated, 10 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10005; or Robertson, Stephens & Company, One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111.
 CompUSA Inc. currently operates 31 high-volume superstores in 21 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, government and institutional customers. The superstores also maintain full-service technical departments and classroom training facilities.
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 /CONTACT: Nathan Morton, president and CEO, or Mervyn Benjet, executive vice president and CFO of CompUSA, 214-406-4700/
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