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What does 2014 have in-store?

What does 2014 have in-store?

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High-end systems, a new generation of DDR4 memory, gaming on 4K displays and an increase in cloud-based systems could be at the forefront of the tech market this year, says ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:00PM
OPINION: Tactical pricing is the future of successful retail

OPINION: Tactical pricing is the future of successful retail

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Kantar Retail’s Stephen Mader talks about the importance of reaching shoppers at the right moment with the right proposition…

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 15th 2014 at 6:00PM
Ebuyer sees laptop sales rise, DRAM and SSD prices stabilise

Ebuyer sees laptop sales rise, DRAM and SSD prices stabilise

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Online electronics retail giant Ebuyer.com has reported a rise in sales of laptops over Christmas, and says that the price of SSD and DRAM is starting to stabilise.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 15th 2014 at 10:45AM
League of Legends retail cards heading to UK?

League of Legends retail cards heading to UK?

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One of the world’s most popular online-only free-to-play PC games could soon be letting UK retailers in on the action.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2014 at 9:00AM

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Westcoast: Tablet FSDUs

Westcoast: Tablet FSDUs "a tremendous success" in department stores

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Distributor Westcoast wants to help non-tech retailers like department stores take advantage of the booming tablet market.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 12th 2014 at 8:00PM
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Dixons lifts Harrods tech sales 80%

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Harrods’ technology department says it expects the strong demand for premium tech to rise in 2014 and beyond. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2014 at 8:00AM
Fake products costing IT trade 'significantly'

Fake products costing IT trade 'significantly'

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Sales of counterfeit printer cartridges and labelling cassettes are harming the tech trade – and the problem is only getting worse, vendors and distributors have told PCR.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 10th 2014 at 9:00PM
US IT retailer Newegg hints at Bitcoin payment acceptance

US IT retailer Newegg hints at Bitcoin payment acceptance

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Online electronics retailer Newegg has suggested that it may begin accepting Bitcoin payments soon.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:09AM

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Tesco Hudl tablet and Blinkbox sales soar over Christmas

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Tesco has sold almost half a million units of its Hudl tablet computer - over 400,000 - since the device went on sale in late September 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 9th 2014 at 10:02AM
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Dixons on board with Steam Machines and Steam Wallet retail cards

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Dixons says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring the devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 12:59PM
Apple bolsters its Chinese retail offering with official Tmall store

Apple bolsters its Chinese retail offering with official Tmall store

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Apple has opened an official store page on Chinese e-commerce site Tmall, as part of a retail push in the region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 8th 2014 at 12:32PM
Maplin to open first airport shop

Maplin to open first airport shop

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Electronics retailer Maplin will open its first airport store in Glasgow airport next month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:08AM

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Bill Grimsey: Malls should have a floor for indies and special rates

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Retailer and turnaround specialist Bill Grimsey says the High Street must evolve to survive - and independent retailers should be given discount rates to help it.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:45PM
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Mary Portas Review "papering over the cracks"

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Retailer and turnaround specialist Bill Grimsey has told PCR that well-known consultant and broadcaster Mary Portas will not save the High Street.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 1:16PM
Electronics most popular 'showroomed' products

Electronics most popular 'showroomed' products

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Big ticket electrical items are the most researched product on a mobile phone in-store, with 79 per cent of customers looking them up.

Rob Baker
by Rob Baker
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:09AM
Theo Paphitis to grow Ryman's B2B and multi-channel offering

Theo Paphitis to grow Ryman's B2B and multi-channel offering

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Stationery retailer Ryman will up its focus on targeting businesses this year following a 1.7 per cent like-for-like increase in sales over the Christmas period.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:53AM

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John Lewis to double in size over the next 10 years

John Lewis to double in size over the next 10 years

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As John Lewis reports its Christmas sales hit £734 million, managing director Andy Street reveals that the retailer plans to almost double in size by 2023.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 12:21PM
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Currys & PC World sites enjoy Christmas sales spike

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Dixons Retail's Currys & PC World websites drew record numbers of shoppers on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 11:48AM
Google Glass has prescription prices announced as device price cut rumoured

Google Glass has prescription prices announced as device price cut rumoured

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The cost of prescription lenses for Google Glass has been revealed as the price of the smartglasses is rumoured to be set to fall.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 10:52AM
OPINION: What will shake the retail industry in 2014

OPINION: What will shake the retail industry in 2014

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Wilfried Beeck (pictured), CEO of ePages, on why we can definitely skip the ‘e’ in e-commerce...

on Jan 2nd 2014 at 9:00AM