MacMall, a leading authorized reseller of Apple products and a brand of a PC Mall, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ: MALL), today announced that the grand opening event for its new retail store located at 329 W. Grand, Chicago, Illinois will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012. The event will feature a 10 a.m. ribbon cutting, drawings for over $7,000 in technology products, and much more. The first 500 people to visit the store will be entered into a drawing to win one of over 20 hot technology products including a MacBook Air. Additional drawings will be held throughout the day featuring a Wacom Intuos5 tablet, five Apple TVs, two iPod touch players, three iPod nanos, an HP Officejet printer and more. The store will open at 9 a.m. and the MacBook Air drawing will be held at 10 a.m., immediately after the ribbon cutting. The first 100 people in line will receive a free limited edition T-shirt, while the first 200 who purchase will receive a free gift bag. The first 1,000 customers will receive a limited edition MacMall 2-in-1 Stylus. Product demonstrations and special discounts will occur throughout the day. In addition to the grand opening on March 31 st, the new Chicago store will feature a special $7,000 drawing for businesses. From March 26 through March 30, three high demand technology products will be given away each day to businesses, with Wacom Intuos5 tablets, HP Folio notebooks, TouchSmart PCs and Slate tablets, HP Top Shot printers and more featured in the five day drawing. The new store will be MacMall’s first in the Chicago area. The company also has three stores in Southern California. Each MacMall store offers a deep selection of Mac- and PC-based products and high end consumer electronics including the new Apple iPad with Retina display, and leading edge products from HP, Adobe, Samsung, Sony, Epson, Brother, Logitech, Targus and more. The stores also feature in-house technical experts that provide Apple Authorized Service, free seminars, and on-site repair service.
“We are excited to enter the Chicago market with our broad offering of leading edge technology products and on-site repair services,” said Dan DeVries, president of MacMall. “Customers will find that we offer a wider selection and better prices than many of the competitors in our space.”MacMall has operated an online Apple Superstore since 1995 at www.macmall.com. About Mac Mall: MacMall, a brand of a PC Mall, Inc. subsidiary, is a leading direct marketing reseller of Apple computers. MacMall works closely with Apple and hundreds of other manufacturers to bring customers low prices on a large selection of Apple computers, Mac software, Mac accessories, iPods, iPod accessories, iPhone accessories, consumer electronics and more. MacMall offers 24/7 pre and post sales telephone support and can take orders up until 10 pm Eastern time for delivery the next day. In addition, MacMall offers custom configurations, including the installation of Microsoft Windows on Apple computers, free iPod engraving and cash back rebates on Apple computers. MacMall offers products and services through www.macmall.com, through 1-800-MACMALL and via retail stores located in Torrance, Santa Monica, and Huntington Beach, California and Chicago, Illinois. About PC Mall, Inc.: PC Mall, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is a leading value added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to small and medium sized businesses, mid-market and enterprise customers, government and educational institutions and individual consumers. PC Mall brands include: PC Mall, PC Mall Gov, Sarcom, MacMall, Abreon, NSPI, eCost and OnSale. In the twelve months ended December 31, 2011, we generated approximately $1.5 billion in revenue and now have over 3,000 employees, over 64% of which are in sales or service positions. For more information please visit pcmall.com/investor or call (310) 354-5600.