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WAL-MART FIRST TO MARKET NEW WANG ALLIANCE SERIES PCS

 WAL-MART FIRST TO MARKET NEW WANG ALLIANCE SERIES PCS
 LOWELL, Mass. May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Wang Laboratories, Inc. (AMEX: WAN) today announced that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will be the first mass market retailer to carry the Alliance Series, a new line of Wang personal computers designed for home and home-office PC users.
 Wang's Alliance Series PCs will be rolled out to 850 Wal-Mart stores in 40 states throughout the U.S. The Wal-Mart stores carrying the Alliance Series systems will generally be larger stores close to urban settings.
 "We are excited about the opportunity to have Wang's Alliance Series PCs represented at Wal-Mart, with its commanding presence in the mass distribution channel," said Walter F. Foley, director of PC Sales and Marketing for the Mass Merchandise Channel, at Wang. "We are delighted to be working with Wal-Mart, and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship."
 The two systems in the Alliance Series are based on an 80386SX- compatible microprocessor and come bundled with popular productivity software from Microsoft. One model features a CD ROM drive and includes Compton's Family Encyclopedia(tm) on compact disk.
 Wang Laboratories' mission is to provide innovative information solutions to help its customers improve productivity, quality, and service in their offices. Wang's Personal Computer Systems business unit provides Wang customers with leading PC technology and has entered the mass merchandising channel in the U.S. with Wang-branded PCs.
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 /CONTACT: Hanne Herwick of Wang Laboratories, 508-967-6405/
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