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Former Phones 4U execs launch website promising to 'stop consumers being controlled by mobile networks'

Former Phones 4U execs launch website promising to 'stop consumers being controlled by mobile networks'

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At the end of 2014, Phones 4U went into administration. This week, the retailer’s former senior executive team, as well as founder John Caudwell, have unveiled a new ‘mobile challenger’ ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 24th 2016 at 2:12PM
Workplace technology needs to adapt to the 'App Generation'

Workplace technology needs to adapt to the 'App Generation'

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Luca Lazzaron, SVP of International Operations at Fuze discusses why it is time IT departments got ready for the App Generation, and how they can go about doing it.

on May 20th 2016 at 11:12AM
PCR Time Machine: Where will indies be in 2056?

PCR Time Machine: Where will indies be in 2056?

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In a new future-gazing feature, we gaze into the crystal ball to predict what’s in store for the tech channel. This month, we imagine what it’s going to be like ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 20th 2016 at 9:48AM
Gartner: There's still profit to make from PCs thanks to 'ultramobiles' and gaming devices

Gartner: There's still profit to make from PCs thanks to 'ultramobiles' and gaming devices

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Despite global shipments of traditional PCs falling from 343 million to 232 million over the last five years, Gartner says there are still profit opportunities to take advantage of.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 19th 2016 at 10:40AM

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Team of the Month: VIP Computers indie retail sales team

Team of the Month: VIP Computers indie retail sales team

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In our Team of the Month section, we highlight some of the important faces from across the industry who perhaps aren’t always in the public eye. This month, it’s VIP ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 18th 2016 at 8:00AM
Black Friday to become 'Black FiveDay', retailers advised to start preparing now

Black Friday to become 'Black FiveDay', retailers advised to start preparing now

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This year is set to be the end of a one-day Black Friday sales event, replaced by five days of online sales dubbed ‘Black FiveDay’.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 17th 2016 at 11:54AM
UK tech distributor calls on rivals to unite against Amazon over unpaid invoices

UK tech distributor calls on rivals to unite against Amazon over unpaid invoices

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The managing director of IT distributor Smithie UK is rallying the industry in an attempt to resolve ongoing payment issues with Amazon. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 16th 2016 at 10:32AM
PC retailer hopes to turn Young System Builders initiative into national network

PC retailer hopes to turn Young System Builders initiative into national network

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The PC retailer behind a series of free system building workshops for children and parents is looking to grow the events nationwide.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 12th 2016 at 2:18PM
'Indies are more resilient, diverse and adaptable than big chains'

'Indies are more resilient, diverse and adaptable than big chains'

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Target Components’ marketing executive Scott Frankling argues that vendors and the channel should take greater notice of independent tech retailers.

on May 10th 2016 at 5:05PM
'John Lewis is raising the bar with its smart home experience and all retailers need to follow suit'

'John Lewis is raising the bar with its smart home experience and all retailers need to follow suit'

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CONTEXT’s retail MD Adam Simon discusses why UK retailers need to up their game when it comes to offering smart home products.

on May 10th 2016 at 11:40AM

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