Minneapolis’ FirstTech, Apple retailing pioneer, is closing


By Julio Ojeda-Zapata, St. Paul Pioneer Press

“When Apple first began selling its pioneering personal computers in the late 1970s, its first batch of machines went to Team Electronics in the Twin Cities.

Team Electronics eventually morphed into FirstTech, a Minneapolis tech dealer that has prided itself on being the world’s first Apple reseller — and in being symbiotically associated with the Cupertino, Calif.-based personal-technology giant.  Soon, though, FirstTech will be no more.”

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