August 17, 2007 |
Gateway Inc. will begin selling in China to boost international sales. Gateway's desktop and notebook PCs, as well as monitors, will be available in stores such as Best Buy Co.'s flagship Shanghai store, the Irvine-based company said. Gateway withdrew from European and Asian markets in 2001 to cut costs.
May 26, 2000 |
Gateway Inc. and IXL Enterprises Inc. said they would jointly market personal computers, Internet access, financing, training and other PC-related products to corporate employees to use for the home or office. In addition, Gateway agreed to pay $150 million for a 10% stake in Consumer Financial Network, a unit of IXL that provides employee benefits and human resources services.
September 13, 2005 |
Gateway Inc., the third-largest U.S. personal computer maker, is reentering the British market after a four-year absence to boost sales. Irvine-based Gateway is selling a notebook PC, two desktop PCs and liquid crystal display televisions through the 250-retail chain Comet, a unit of Kesa Electricals. Gateway also is selling its EMachines PCs and displays through 138 Staples Inc. stores in Britain.
September 7, 2007 |
Acer Inc. said Gateway Inc.'s board accepted its acquisition offer. Gateway's directors unanimously agreed on the offer, Taipei-based Acer said. Acer, which offered to buy the Irvine-based computer maker for about $710 million, said it signed a definitive agreement Aug. 27. Separately, Gateway said it agreed to sell its corporate business unit to MPC Corp. for about $90 million.
October 13, 1999 |
San Diego-based Gateway Inc., the No. 2 direct seller of personal computers, is teaming with Walt Disney Co. and others to offer discounts on items ranging from steaks to plane tickets for customers who buy PCs from Gateway's Internet site. To get the discounts, Gateway customers must buy products from the Web sites of the participating companies, which also include CDnow Inc. and Omaha Steaks International Inc.