Open Box merchandise are products that have been purchased and delivered to other customers, and then returned to the original supplier. The goods are 'As New' but must now be sold as Open Box due to packaging seals being removed. There are many reasons why a product is returned, The end user may have changed their requirements or their circumstances may have changed. In some cases equipment has had limited use such as powering on, applications such as web browsers opened and then the equipment has been shutdown. All items are thoroughly checked before being offered for resale. Open Box products are sold considerably under cost.