EGGHEAD SOFTWARE OPENS NEW STORE IN EUGENE, ORE.
EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Egghead Software (NASDAQ: EGGS), North America's leading software reseller, has announced the company will celebrate the grand opening of its new retail store in Eugene on Friday, Feb. 26. The store, located at 1125 Valley River Dr., brings Egghead's total store count to more than 205. "We are extremely pleased to bring Egghead to Eugene," said Nancy Schultz, Egghead's vice president of Store Operations. "We look forward to helping local computer users find the right software products to meet their individual needs." According to Schultz, the company decided to open the new store in Eugene because of the large number of computer users in the area and the strength of the local economy. "We believe the software experts at Egghead will offer a valuable service to home computer users, local schools and universities, government agencies, and both small and large businesses in the region." According to the store's manager, Paul Schnell, the Eugene area is an ideal environment for the country's first software-only reseller. "Egghead's knowledgeable and friendly salespeople can help anyone find the right software to meet his or her needs," Schnell said. "We strive to help everyone from the first-time novice to the long-term power users. And, as at every Egghead store, customers are welcome to use one of the three in-store computers to 'test-drive' software programs that interest them before they buy. We want to offer our customers superior service in a fun, friendly shopping atmosphere." Egghead's new 3,900-square-foot store will stock more than 2,000 items including personal computer software, accessories, books and peripherals. Egghead offers the latest software releases from the world's top software manufacturers in a broad range of product categories, including business/home productivity, education and entertainment programs. Store hours are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Egghead currently operates stores in 31 North American states and provinces including Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C. During recent months, Egghead has opened new stores in Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Rochester and Albany, N.Y. Egghead Software is a leading personal computer software reseller in North America, offering its retail, corporate and government, and mail- order customers the best value through a combination of service, selection and convenience, at competitive prices. Egghead currently operates more than 205 retail stores, 40 corporate and government sales offices, and its 1-800-EGGHEAD mail-order operation. -0- 2/23/93 /NOTE TO EDITORS: For more information about Egghead Software and its new store in Eugene, or to schedule an interview, contact Tamese Robinson./ /CONTACT: Tamese Robinson of Egghead Software, 206-391-6247/ (EGGS)
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|Date:||Feb 23, 1993|
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