10 Facts About Gateway 2000


Gateway, Inc, previously Gateway 2000, is an American computer hardware company.

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Gateway 2000 developed, manufactured, supported, and marketed a wide range of personal computers, computer monitors, servers, and computer accessories.

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Gateway 2000 built brand recognition in part by shipping computers in spotted boxes patterned after Holstein cow markings.

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In 1989, Gateway 2000 moved its corporate offices and production facilities to North Sioux City, South Dakota.

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In 1997, Gateway 2000 acquired Advanced Logic Research, a maker of high-end personal computers and servers.

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In line with the Holstein cow mascot, Gateway 2000 opened a chain of "farm-styled" retail stores called Gateway 2000 Country Stores, mostly in suburban and rural areas across the United States.

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In 2000, Gateway announced a partnership with OfficeMax to sell its computers in store through the Gateway Country Branding.

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Gateway 2000 moved build-to-order desktop, laptop, and server manufacturing back to the United States with the opening of its Gateway 2000 Configuration Center in Nashville, in September 2006.

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In September 2020, Acer granted Gateway 2000 branding and licensing rights to Bmorn Technology, a Shenzhen based technology company to manufacture and sell Gateway 2000 branded laptops and tablets through Walmart.

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However, the pressure to achieve profits after the acquisition of eMachines led then-CEO Wayne Inouye to phase Gateway 2000-branded consumer electronics out of their product line that same year.

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