iInform and CompUSA Partner in the Internet, and Retail and
Restaurant P.O.S./Cash Register Marketplace!
(Business Wire; 06/09/98)
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 9, 1998--Touch Industries, Inc. and their
touchscreen Internet service bureau division that rents Decision Support System
software (DSS) called iInform, today announces their new national business
partnership with Dallas-based CompUSA, one of the nation's largest resellers of
personal computers and related products and services.
Through this partnership, CompUSA sales division will supply Touch
Industries' Point of Sale cash register clients and iInform's national software
rental customers with touchscreen P.O.S. hardware, software and systems
integration. Additionally, on-site training and support will be also provided.
CompUSA will supply specific touchscreen point of sale terminals, servers,
signature capture devices and credit card mag stripe readers to support the
cash register and point of sale industry-specific needs.
The cash register and point of sale domestic market place is estimated at
three billion dollars annually.
"The automation marketplace for retailers and restaurateurs, historically
has been dominated by several large Point of Sale hardware manufacturers. Our
partnership with CompUSA will give our software rental customers and P.O.S.
software application purchasers the ability to acquire hardware technology and
system services with national name brands at price points not normally seen in
our market space," commented Keith Neerman, President of Touch Industries.
Touch Industries, Inc. is the developer of the world's most successful
touchscreen Point of Sale software for retailers called InfoTouch and the
pioneer of iInform, the first OLAP touchscreen Internet service bureau that
rents Decision Support System software (DSS) to retailers and restaurateurs.
CompUSA is one of the largest leading retailers and resellers of personal
computers and related products and services. The company currently operates
154 CompUSA Computer Superstores(SM) in 69 major metropolitan markets across
the United States, which serve retail, corporate, government and education
customers and include technical service departments and classroom training
facilities. iInform can be reached at www.iInform.com.