Radio Shack Chooses Compaq

Radio Shack LogoJanuary 28, 1998

Radio Shack partners exclusively with Compaq rather than IBM to sell PCs throughout their 7,000 stores. Six years later, IBM sold its PC division to the Chinese company Lenovo. Compaq was the exclusive PC sold in Radio Shack stores for many years.

  • Joe

    This one needs a little checking. The Compaq brand is gone and RS sells Toshiba, Asus and other brands…

    • You are correct. Thank you for the clarification. I will update the article.