Gateway is liquidating inventory left over from its 188 Gateway Country stores, which it closed in April as part of a reorganization. Most of the products are slightly outdated, so they could be sold at a discount, though Best Buy won’t say. All Best Buy stores and its Web site are expected to have the products soon.
Best Buy will not sell Gateway PCs. Many tech analysts have been expecting such a deal because new Gateway CEO Wayne Inouye is a former Best Buy vice president.
“We’re continuing to talk with Gateway, but no decisions have been made (on PCs),” Best Buy spokesman Kevin Crockett says.
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