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'High Street retailers will end up being showrooms if they don't target businesses'

'High Street retailers will end up being showrooms if they don't target businesses'

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A new board of industry experts has called on retailers to invest in selling to businesses – or risk being left in the dust.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 3rd 2013 at 9:00PM
Indies urged to take on Christmas challenge

Indies urged to take on Christmas challenge

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Independant tech retailers nationwide are being encouraged to take part in this year’s ‘Celebrate an Independent Christmas’ campaign.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 2nd 2013 at 6:00PM
Exist2Game to return in February

Exist2Game to return in February

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The PC retail gaming event Exist2Game is to return “bigger and better” next year, following a successful debut in September.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 2nd 2013 at 1:00PM
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'Cloud acceleration key to retailers and MMOs eyeing emerging markets'

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Retailers and publishers of MMO PC games like World of Warcraft should consider using cloud acceleration services to cope with massive demand in emerging markets, says CDNetworks.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 31st 2013 at 9:00AM

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Shopping via smartphones and tablets to soar over the next five years

Shopping via smartphones and tablets to soar over the next five years

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Mobile spending is set to grow from £7.9bn in 2013 to £23.1bn in 2018, according to new research from Verdict.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 30th 2013 at 12:19PM
OPINION: Are there any heads for Dixon to turn?

OPINION: Are there any heads for Dixon to turn?

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Dixons has decided to transform all of its Currys and PC World High Street outlets into ‘stores of the future,’ to show that technology can be fashionable in order to ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:00AM
'All big tech retailers will have customer retention systems in ten years'

'All big tech retailers will have customer retention systems in ten years'

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A web-based software vendor says all the top tech retailers will be using automated customer retention systems for their websites in ten years' time.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:00AM
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OPINION: Online retail tips for the Christmas selling period

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Andrew Fowler, UK Country Manager for Apptus Technologies, shares his tips for retailers to make the most of the Christmas selling period online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:00PM

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Blockbuster goes back into administration; 32 redundancies expected

Blockbuster goes back into administration; 32 redundancies expected

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Retail chain Blockbuster is to go into administration for the second time this year.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 29th 2013 at 2:21PM
OPINION: Tech retail should give games a chance

OPINION: Tech retail should give games a chance

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Ten years ago PC World was a gaming treasure trove, with racks and racks of boxed titles and software lining its shelves.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 29th 2013 at 9:00AM
'Indie retailers can take slice of digital pie with downloadable software'

'Indie retailers can take slice of digital pie with downloadable software'

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Independent PC retailers will soon be able to get involved in the growing digital software market, reckons Kaspersky Lab.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 28th 2013 at 9:00AM
New World of Warcraft collection arrives October 29th

New World of Warcraft collection arrives October 29th

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Blizzard is to release a new World of Warcraft retail SKU on October 29th.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 25th 2013 at 10:15AM

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OPINION: The rise of 'retail as a service'

OPINION: The rise of 'retail as a service'

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Stephen Mader from analysts Kantar Retail examines how Amazon, eBay and Rakuten are streamlining the online shopping experience.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 25th 2013 at 10:00AM
PCR Retail Panel: How well do security products sell?

PCR Retail Panel: How well do security products sell?

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We ask the PCR Retail Advisory Panel how the market for security software is shifting following the rise of smartphones and tablets, and how strongly hardware is selling in-store.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 25th 2013 at 9:00AM
Synaxon Member Profile: Cambridge Laptop Repair

Synaxon Member Profile: Cambridge Laptop Repair

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Owner Brett Matthews talks about how marketing tweaks helped his company attract and convert more than 30 web enquiries every day.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 25th 2013 at 9:00AM
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Etailer Mobile Fun seeks acquisitions

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Mobile Fun, UK online retailer of mobile device accessories, is looking to acquire other retailers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 24th 2013 at 9:28AM

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Argos digital concept stores to replace catalogues with tablets

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Argos is opening several digital concept stores that will remove in-store catalogues, paper, pens and stock check devices and replace them with tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 2:27PM
B&Q considering 'smart' price tags for automatic price updates

B&Q considering 'smart' price tags for automatic price updates

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B&Q is considering introducing ‘smart’ price tags into its stores, the chief executive of its parent company Kingfisher has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 12:31PM
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Currys and PC World promise same-day delivery for iPad Air on launch day

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Retailers Currys and PC World have confirmed they will be offering same-day delivery for the new iPad Air at launch on Friday, November 1st.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 10:39PM
OnBuy and Synaxon respond to online marketplace criticism

OnBuy and Synaxon respond to online marketplace criticism

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Upcoming online marketplace OnBuy and dealer services group Synaxon have defended their services in light of recent criticism from Target Components

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:36PM