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John Lewis voted top UK electricals retailer for customer service

John Lewis voted top UK electricals retailer for customer service

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John Lewis has been voted the UK's best retailer in terms of customer service for another year, as well as the leading electricals retailer according to Verdict Research.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 24th 2014 at 10:09AM
Are we ready for Bitcoin?

Are we ready for Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin has been in the news for a while now, but the past few months have seen the cryptocurrency hit the headlines again – and not all for the right ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 21st 2014 at 9:00AM
Crossing the channel: The benefits of multichannel retailing

Crossing the channel: The benefits of multichannel retailing

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Our recent survey revealed that over a quarter of the retailers and resellers we spoke to did not have a website or had only just started one.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 20th 2014 at 4:00PM
BLOG: The customer will always be king

BLOG: The customer will always be king

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Doug Tucker, managing director of sales and training organisation Sales Commando, talks about the hidden time bomb in booming internet sales…

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 19th 2014 at 3:00PM

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BLOG: Will Google Glass arrive at retail or is it just a beautiful PR stunt?

BLOG: Will Google Glass arrive at retail or is it just a beautiful PR stunt?

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Gekko MD Dan Todaro asks whether Glass, the upcoming wearable tech from Google, will ever reach the hands of the consumer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 17th 2014 at 10:00AM
Maplin sale 'wouldn't affect' brand

Maplin sale 'wouldn't affect' brand

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Experts believe High Street electronics retailer Maplin wouldn’t drastically change under new ownership.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 16th 2014 at 9:00PM
UK retail sales tumble due to 'late Easter'

UK retail sales tumble due to 'late Easter'

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UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 10:44AM
Intel: 'Being online isn't enough for businesses to survive'

Intel: 'Being online isn't enough for businesses to survive'

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The VP and GM of Intel EMEA has said that businesses must embrace a complete upheaval of practices if they are to survive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:16AM

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Ebuyer kicks off spring radio campaign

Ebuyer kicks off spring radio campaign

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Electronics etailer Ebuyer.com has commissioned a set of funny radio ads for a new spring marketing campaign.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:12AM
Staples offers in-store 3D printing service

Staples offers in-store 3D printing service

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Staples is offering 3D printing services in two of its US stores.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:46AM
Samsung opens 8 more UK Experience Stores

Samsung opens 8 more UK Experience Stores

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Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 10th 2014 at 12:46PM
Etailer Newegg enters UK market

Etailer Newegg enters UK market

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US electronics etail giant Newegg has extended its reach into the UK as part of fresh international expansion plans.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00PM

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Argos stocks Utopia gaming PCs

Argos stocks Utopia gaming PCs

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Argos has partnered with independent system builder Utopia Computers to sell its Pandora desktops and custom-built laptops online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:53AM
Will Bitcoin become the norm?

Will Bitcoin become the norm?

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With Scan Computers becoming the first UK PC retailer to accept the virtual currency and US etailer Overstock taking in $1m in Bitcoin sales, the cryptocurrency is becoming big business.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:00AM
Retailers call for sub-£200 price tag for Oculus Rift headset

Retailers call for sub-£200 price tag for Oculus Rift headset

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The consumer version of the Oculus Rift should aim for a price around £200 (€239) if it hopes to interest retailers, firms have told PCR.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 5th 2014 at 7:00PM
PCR's guide to kids' tech and tablets

PCR's guide to kids' tech and tablets

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Children are increasingly becoming one of the more prosperous demographics for tech retailers, with a multitude of toys and tools available. Matthew Jarvis gets down with the latest products for ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 4th 2014 at 9:00AM

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Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

Government proposals 'not enough' to protect channel

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Plans to give UK shoppers greater consumer protection are not what the channel needs, dealer services group Synaxon has said.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 7:00PM
Vodafone to open 150 new UK stores, creating 1,400 jobs

Vodafone to open 150 new UK stores, creating 1,400 jobs

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Vodafone has unveiled plans to invest £100 million into the UK’s High Street by opening 150 new stores.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:26AM
Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

Dixons sold one Chromcast every 4.5 seconds at launch

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TV streaming device Google Chromecast sold one unit every 4.5 seconds in Dixons Retail (Currys/PC World) stores on launch day.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 10:20AM
How can we halt the PC sales decline?

How can we halt the PC sales decline?

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In another difficult year for the traditional computing market, IDC reported that UK PC shipments fell 12.6 per cent in 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:00PM