"....Ricoh announced last week that they are going to cease local sales operation for CD-RW products except for user support and technical service functions. The reason is the company needs to improve its profitability. As a result, the online store Buyricohcd.com closed on February 28, 2001, and customers are no longer able to buy Ricoh CD-RW products in the U.S. Ricoh will continue to sell CD-RW products and components to its OEM partners through its offices in Japan..."
You can see yourself that Ricoh DMS
website now shows in the English pages of Ricoh's Japanese website. Also the Buy Ricoh
website is closed.. :(