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THREE MORE RETAILERS SELL WANG EXEC SERIES PCS

 THREE MORE RETAILERS SELL WANG EXEC SERIES PCS
 LOWELL, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to expand


distribution of its mass merchandising PC line, Wang Laboratories, Inc. (AMEX: WAN) announced today that three additional highly respected retailers with stores in Michigan, Missouri, Louisiana and Texas have begun to sell Wang EXEC Series PCs.
 Wang's EXEC Series of PCs, unveiled at the Consumer Electronic Show in Chicago in June, was desinged for retailers catering to small-business and home-office computer buyers. All EXEC systems are fully IBM-compatible and come equipped with industry-leading productivity software from Microsoft Corporation.
 The three latest retailers to carry Exec Series PCs are: ABC Warehouse
 Headquartered in Pontiac, Mich., ABC Warehouse is an appliance and consumer electronics dealer with 22 stores in the states of Michigan and Ohio. Since it was founded in 1962, the privately owned retailer has established a dominant position in metropolitan Detroit, one of the most competitive markets in the country for consumer electronics and major appliances.
 "Our stores are no-frills operations, but they are extremely customer-friendly," said ABC Warehouse Vice President Martin Hartunian. "While we work to give our customers the best prices in town, we also offer a highly-trained sales staff and top quality merchandise. We've included Wang EXEC Series PCs in our product line-up because they reflect a commitment to deliver value to the customer, in terms of quality as well as service and support." Columbia Photo and Video
 Columbia Photo and Video, of Columbia, Mo., is a specialty store appealing to customers who look for high-quality products and excellent service. The 23-year-old retailer offers a complete line of brand-name cameras, as well as photo supplies and services for amateurs and professionals. It also carries consumer electronics, including TVs, VCRs, camcorders, home, car, and portable stereo systems and telephones.
 "Our computer department is the latest addition to our retail specialty areas," said Chips Godfrey, vice president and merchandise manager. "We entered the computer business with great success about a year ago and haven't looked back. We're pleased to add Wang PCs to our computer department. With a name as respected and well known as Wang's, we expect a very positive response from our customers." SR Superstore, Inc.
 SR Superstore, Inc., based in Shreveport, La., is a leading-edge retailer of major home appliances, home video products, home and auto audio products, plus consumer communication and computer products and office electronic equipment. The company has nine stores in five cities in Louisiana and Texas. It is the market leader in Shreveport and is either first or second in other major markets. The SR Superstore culture emphasizes consumer satisfaction and service.
 "We chose Wang's EXEC PCs for many reasons. including a respected name, a quality product at a great value, user friendliness of the product, and the full service and support that comes with the PCs," said Teri Lay, vice president, Electronics, at SR Superstore. "We believe these PCs are what our home-office and small-business owner customers are looking for."
 "We are excited about the addition of ABC Warehouse, Columbia Photo and Video, and SR Superstore to our roster of EXEC Series retailers," said Walter F. Foley, director, PC Sales and Marketing for the Mass Merchandise Channel, at Wang. "As market leaders with outstanding reputations for quality products and service, they offer a particularly appealing environment for home-office and small-business owners to evaluate and purchase EXEC Series PC products."
 All Wang EXEC Series PCs include at least two megabytes (MB) of system memory and Microsoft Corporation's Windows 3.0 graphical environment, to enable users to take advantage of a wide range of the latest application software. Microsoft Corporation's MS-DOS 5, as well as the latest release of the Microsoft Works integrated software package for word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, database management, and communications, are factory-installed on all models. The Microsoft Productivity and Entertainment Pack for Windows are also pre-loaded.
 The systems also include a keyboard, a mouse, and an installation video on VHS tape. Two optional 14-inch VGA color monitors, with .41 and .28 dot pitch, respectively, are also available to complement models in unbundled configurations.
 Wang EXEC system hardware is covered by a one-year limited factory warranty on parts and labor, with one year of on-site service at the user's home or office. Wang also offers telephone support through a toll-free number.
 Wang Laboratories Inc., headquartered in Lowell, Mass., serves customers in 130 countries with computer-based information processing systems including data, text, image, and voice processing, as well as telecommunications and networking products.
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 /CONTACT: Amy Small of Wang, 508-967-0511; Martin Hartunian of ABC Warehouse, 313-335-4222; or Scott Maledy, Columbia Photo and Video, 314-443-0503; or Teri Lay of SR Superstore, Inc., 318-688-5900/
 (WAN) CO: Wang Laboratories Inc. ST: Massachusetts, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas IN: CPR REA SU:


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