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BLOG: Lessons to learn from Apple and Samsung in-store demos

BLOG: Lessons to learn from Apple and Samsung in-store demos

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Jill Pinner, CEO of experiential marketing agency Fizz, talks about the importance of demonstrating tech products in-store.

on Jul 22nd 2014 at 11:49AM
'Panic buying' for phone chargers expected at UK airports

'Panic buying' for phone chargers expected at UK airports

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Airport retailers selling mobile accessories could see panic buying as travellers seek to ensure their devices are powered up for US flights following a new rule.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:45AM
BLOG: Superfast broadband as essential as power, heat and water

BLOG: Superfast broadband as essential as power, heat and water

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We should consider superfast broadband alongside power, heat and water as being fundamental requirements for this century, argues Brigantia's Iain Shaw in this opinion piece about the changing back to ...

on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:58AM
BLOG: The grey market is unsafe and unacceptable

BLOG: The grey market is unsafe and unacceptable

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Seagate's director for Northern and Central Europe, Henk Van Den Berg, says grey stock has a negative impact on the IT channel.

on Jul 4th 2014 at 11:30AM

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BLOG: How the cloud can lift sales

BLOG: How the cloud can lift sales

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Egnyte co-founder and VP of product management, Rajesh Ram, discusses how retailers can use the cloud to reduce or eliminate some of their biggest annoyances.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM
BLOG: Grey stock divides opinion

BLOG: Grey stock divides opinion

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Our big feature this month looks at the contentious ‘grey market’.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 11:08AM
BLOG: How important is social media for ICT retailers?

BLOG: How important is social media for ICT retailers?

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Adam Simon, Global MD for Retail Business at analyst Context, asks how effective Facebook and Twitter really are for UK tech retailers.

on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:19AM
Why Sennheiser doesn't let dealers sell on eBay or Amazon Marketplace

Why Sennheiser doesn't let dealers sell on eBay or Amazon Marketplace

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Audio specialist Sennheiser is restricting resellers from using certain third-party marketplaces like eBay and Amazon Marketplace.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 1st 2014 at 3:03PM

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BLOG: Why most people will end up with a phablet

BLOG: Why most people will end up with a phablet

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For those that haven’t figured it out yet, phablet is a portmanteau of the words phone and tablet. It started off as a kind of joke word, bounded around to ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 27th 2014 at 12:59PM
Kids want virtual reality headsets in schools

Kids want virtual reality headsets in schools

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New research shows that children not only love to use the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but they want to see it used in schools and other areas outside ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:43AM
Counter Insurgent: Where's the loyalty?

Counter Insurgent: Where's the loyalty?

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This month our Counter Insurgent talks about their annoyance at vendors and distributors who don’t show any loyalty to each other or to the independent retailers who work with them.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:30AM
BLOG: 'Sunday trading law liberalisation can save the High Street'

BLOG: 'Sunday trading law liberalisation can save the High Street'

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Mark Allatt, co-founder and director of Open Sundays, comments on the pressing need for Sunday trading law liberalisation…

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:30AM

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BLOG: Retailers can offer lessons in business technology

BLOG: Retailers can offer lessons in business technology

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Richard Acreman, CEO of WM360, discusses how Tesco and Amazon’s latest tech shows the benefits of externalising an intranet.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:39AM
BLOG: Get yourself connected

BLOG: Get yourself connected

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After months of discussions, Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have finally announced that they plan to merge in a deal worth £3.8 billion. But how will ‘Dixons Carphone’ impact the ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:40AM
BLOG: The key to loyalty in an era of shopper promiscuity

BLOG: The key to loyalty in an era of shopper promiscuity

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Phillip Blundell, CEO of Eagle Eye, discusses how merchants should embrace digital innovation to secure customer loyalty.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 14th 2014 at 2:00PM
BLOG: The dangers of cloud enterprise

BLOG: The dangers of cloud enterprise

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James Bindseil, president and CEO of Globalscape, explains why the growth of the mobile workforce and cloud technology presents additional security risks that organisations must address...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 13th 2014 at 9:56AM

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BLOG: More women are needed in tech

BLOG: More women are needed in tech

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Tech entrepreneur and ANS Group founder and chairman Scott Fletcher praises the Government for encouraging more women into the tech industry...

on Jun 5th 2014 at 1:00PM
'The PC market is moving towards Managed Device Services'

'The PC market is moving towards Managed Device Services'

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The future of the PC market lies in Managed Device Services (MDS), says Network Group MD Phylip Morgan.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 11:20AM
BLOG: Why I don't bother stocking printers

BLOG: Why I don't bother stocking printers

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Jat Mann, founder and MD of computer support franchise PC PAL, explains why his firm doesn't supply printers.

on Jun 2nd 2014 at 10:57AM
'Supermarkets should open tech retail concession departments'

'Supermarkets should open tech retail concession departments'

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UK grocers should take a leaf out of Harrods' book and allow specialist tech retailers to run concession departments in their supermarkets, says Kantar Retail.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 30th 2014 at 10:36AM