1991-1993 : three years on building a PC integrator chain

PC2000 : PC industry

Building and selling Pcs

Nov. 6th, 1991 10:09 by Stéphane de LucaPermalink | TrackBack: https://stephanedeluca.com/trackback/260 — exists for 32 years & 7 months ago

PC 2000 was a business I ran which was focused on importing computer parts from Asia. We built and resell highly afordable PC computers.
The company was firtly based in Avignon--France-- then moved to Cavaillon. I started up to extend the brand throughout a distributors network.
If the early days was really financially efficient, the gross margin dropped significantly with the arrival of asian resellers in France. Therefore I stopped the business and moved forward.

Order preparation in the depot at Cavaillon

Nov. 6th, 1991 10:19 by Stéphane de LucaPermalink | TrackBack: https://stephanedeluca.com/trackback/262 — updated on Nov. 18th, 2018 04:12 exists for 32 years & 7 months ago - Photos : Copyright © 1991 by Stéphane de Luca.

This was the preparation of a networked installation. By the time it was 486 Intel processor-based PC computers, running Windows 3.1 with a Novel Netware 386 Server.

Delivering one of the distributors

Nov. 6th, 2005 10:13 by Stéphane de LucaPermalink | TrackBack: https://stephanedeluca.com/trackback/261 — updated on Nov. 18th, 2018 04:15 exists for 18 years & 7 months ago - .

Recruiting new dealers was one of the strategic action to lead in order to enforce the position of the company.

On the right, is a former electronic shop with; his manager wanted to expand his business and revenus so that he signed an exclusive dealer agreement with me: I did provide wholesales, technical support, coaching and training.