Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Scuba Steve, Jul 15, 2015.

  1. Scuba Steve

    Scuba Steve Active Member

    Remember Spiegel?
    Remember Finger Hut?
    Remember Dell?
    I remember the same talk on here about Dell. They sunk fast and Apple took their spot.
  2. Operational needs

    Operational needs Non desistas. Non exieras.

    I just saw a Fingerhut commercial on TV today.
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  3. Scuba Steve

    Scuba Steve Active Member

    Not the same company but a company that bought the license to the name. I just saw an Eastern Airlines 737 today. They have been gone for decades. It's somebody that bought the name.
  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Just like someone just bought the Commodore name and is going to sell Commodore phones
  5. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    when I login to my Amazon account, it says I've been a member since 2004
  6. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    You can have an Amazon account and not be a Prime member. There is no cost to create a regular account. I have had an account since 2006.
  7. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    I never mentioned Prime membership since it wasn't offered then. Just stating I don't see it sinking anytime soon.
  8. Re-Raise

    Re-Raise Well-Known Member

    I remember my truck full of Gateway cow boxes
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  9. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Yet they still can't make money a decade later.
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  10. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    In the past, was there any one company that regularly accounted for 30+% of a center's volume? The way Amazon does now?
  11. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    to the OP... remember Avon
  12. AKCoverMan

    AKCoverMan Active Member

    No but they don't lose money either, and they continue to grow every quarter year over year. They are getting people hooked on point and click and boom it's delivered to your doorstep.
  13. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    And two days later jam the package into a letter box to return it. You don't know how many times I feel like throwing those amazon returns into the nearest dumpster.
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  14. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    more like QVC returns, haha
  15. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

  16. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Yep. I was one of those suckers. Dropped over a g on that disnasoar.
  17. Wizzy

    Wizzy Member

    Delivering a computer back in the day required a hand cart. Now it fits under your arm.
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  18. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    I still have my gaming computer I bought from Gateway when they used to have the country stores.

    I was the envy of the LAN parties when I brought that beast out. That thing would CRUSH Doom 3 on frame rates lol
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  19. bumped

    bumped Well-Known Member

    I deliver Finger Hut everyday. Many of the BBI boxes are Finger Hut.
  20. AKCoverMan

    AKCoverMan Active Member

    Hey were getting paid, both ways!