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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
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

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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
How Dell plans to crack the UK retail sector - Jamil Nathoo interview

How Dell plans to crack the UK retail sector - Jamil Nathoo interview

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Michael Dell told PCR last November that Dell has had 11 quarters in a row gaining share in its client business. How important is that client business to Dell today?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 10th 2016 at 10:20AM
'There's still room for smaller tech etailers to take on the big boys'

'There's still room for smaller tech etailers to take on the big boys'

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Brian Trevaskiss from More Computers offers online retail advice to independent PC and tech dealers ahead of his talk at PCR Boot Camp next week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 10th 2016 at 8:00AM
CTA's Gary Shapiro talks tech retail challenges ahead of CES Asia

CTA's Gary Shapiro talks tech retail challenges ahead of CES Asia

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Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), shares his thoughts on the tech retail market ahead of CES Asia. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2016 at 10:02AM

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