Computer stores

jim stephens jwsmail at
Sat Aug 22 23:47:58 CDT 2020

On 8/22/2020 9:53 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 8/22/20 8:52 AM, Murray McCullough via cctalk wrote:
>> 45 yrs. ago last month, mid-July, Dick Heiser started a new industry, the
>> retail computer store. It opened in West L.A. under the name Arrow Head
>> COmputer Company. aka, The Computer Store. This began the direct marketing
>> of microcomputers to hobbyists, later to the masses of the middle class,
>> albeit a small market 45 yrs. ago.
>> Happy computing.
>> Murray  🙂
> Does this precede Paul Terrell's Byte Shop #1 in Mountain View, CA?
> --Chuck
Not soon after, Dave and Tom Freeman, Advanced Computer Products in 
Santa Ana, CA.

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