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BLOG: How vendors can strengthen ties with distributors and DMRs

BLOG: How vendors can strengthen ties with distributors and DMRs

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Richard Solomon at Retail Profiling offers his views on how tech brands can enhance their distribution and DMR partner potential.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:00AM
BLOG: Can the MOBA make it on consoles?

BLOG: Can the MOBA make it on consoles?

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PC gaming's most dominant genre of the moment is making a bigger leap onto consoles next year with Smite heading to Xbox One - but can the MOBA make it ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:04AM
Blog: The desktop's renaissance

Blog: The desktop's renaissance

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GfK’s account manager Andrew Walsh takes a look at how traditional desktops are continuing to experience an upturn in fortunes...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 14th 2014 at 9:27AM
BLOG: Apple copycats, beware

BLOG: Apple copycats, beware

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Apple loves a trademark and the firm has fought many a court battle with technology manufacturers that have copied the look of one of its popular i-devices.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:02AM

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BLOG: Sell IT to schools - get rich quick?

BLOG: Sell IT to schools - get rich quick?

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The intricacies of schools and how they buy their computers means it’s not as easy as you might think supplying them, as reseller Ben Parker explains...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:28AM
Blog: Online versus offline sales

Blog: Online versus offline sales

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Retailers can do more to sell better online, make the most of third-party marketplaces and improve their own websites, argues Neteven founder and CEO Greg Zemor...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 10th 2014 at 10:00AM
OPINION: Why use public sector tenders?

OPINION: Why use public sector tenders?

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John Doherty, managing director at UK public sector buying organisation ESPO, looks at how outdated perceptions of public sector supply work are changing.

on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:00AM
BLOG: Teachers' tech

BLOG: Teachers' tech

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It's time to switch your motherboards for mortar boards – Back to School season is upon us once again.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:42AM

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How to use online marketplaces to your advantage

How to use online marketplaces to your advantage

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Greg Zemor, co-founder of Neteven takes a look at how UK retailers can reach new customers in Europe via online marketplaces.

on Jul 30th 2014 at 11:03AM
Should shops stay open for longer on Sundays?

Should shops stay open for longer on Sundays?

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With Tory MP Philip Davies hoping to shake up Sunday trading laws so shops can legally stay open for longer, and Royal Mail, Amazon and DPD trialling Sunday delivery services, ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 29th 2014 at 1:00PM
Counter Insurgent: Distributor disappointment

Counter Insurgent: Distributor disappointment

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This month our Counter Insurgent questions why a number of distributors have decided to start changing their stock regardless of what products their customers are regularly buying.

on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:00AM
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

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'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
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

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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
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