San Francisco Apple reseller MACadam has been forced to close its doors, unable to compete with Apple's own San Francisco-based store.

Owner Tom Santos wrote a letter to customers stating: "The consistent bad behaviour of our number one supplier, Apple Computer has made it so difficult to both get product in a timely fashion and treat our customers with the respect that they currently treat their Apple Direct customers.

"We have tried everything to resolve these problems over the past four plus years, yet our requests for help have simply gone unanswered," reports Macnn.

MACadam is one of the five resellers that filed a lawsuit against Apple in 2003.