Systemax is a leading international retailer of personal computers, industrial equipment, consumer electronics, software, and PC accessories. This North American company is based in Port Washington, New York and distributes products through several dedicated retail stores and ecommerce websites, including locations in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands and several other European countries. As a Fortune 1000 company, Systemax collects more than $2 billion in yearly revenues.
Systemax originated in Queens, New York as Global Equipment Company where founders Paul and Michael Leeds started out as materials handlers in 1949. By the early 1970s, the company aimed to rapidly expand its customer base through direct mail catalogues. Systemax has established and acquired several retailers, such as the well-known TigerDirect flagship, CompUSA and CircuitCity.com. In addition to direct consumer sales, Systemax fosters B2B and value-added reseller relationships.
Systemax continues to be operated by members of the Leeds family, which currently includes Richard, Bruce and Robert Leeds. The company has grown to employ approximately 5,500 staff members worldwide. Systemax offers flexible benefits, including enrollment in spending accounts that can be funded with pre-taxed resources. The company supports a 401k plan across its entire subsidiary infrastructure with a matching contribution system.
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