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Best Buy Co., Inc. named Michael Zimmerman its new vice president of corporate support in the Services Leadership Team. Previously, Zimmerman was Compaq's director of consumer customer service and support. Best Buy also promoted two vice presidents. Bob Davidson is now vice president, merchandising for computers and Mary Miller, vice president, brand management.…Roberds, Inc. announced the resignation of President Robert Wilson. The Board of Directors re-appointed Melvin Baskin as president. The International Recording Media Association (IRMA) lost two key veterans last month. Larry Finley, founder of the International Tape Association (ITA), now IRMA, passed away April 3, 2000, at the age of 86. Then,

Atlanta Entrances & Exits: Miami-based BrandsMart USA tantalized Gwinnett County officials with its interest in an "accelerated expansion" in the market, but the company opted to remain in Florida--for the moment, as Atlanta is still a target for future expansion plans. In 1998, CompUSA closed one of three Computer City stores it purchased in the Atlanta market, retooled two Computer City locations as CompUSA stores and additionally opened two new CompUSA locations. Office Depot in November opened stores in Lawrenceville and Woodstock, respectively to the east and north of Atlanta proper, then in December opened a new store in Douglasville, to the west. Circuit

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