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OPINION: Only death, taxes and computer problems are guaranteed in life

OPINION: Only death, taxes and computer problems are guaranteed in life

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Jat Mann discusses the often-prickly subject of providing customers with guarantees and warrantees within the IT industry.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 28th 2013 at 1:00PM
OPINION: Marketing key to capitalising on back to university rush

OPINION: Marketing key to capitalising on back to university rush

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Daniel Todaro, MD of field marketing agency Gekko, shares his views on what retailers and resellers can be doing to maximise their sales to students and universities.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:15AM
Doro targets over 50s with Liberto 810 smartphone

Doro targets over 50s with Liberto 810 smartphone

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A new smartphone designed specifically for older people is launching in the UK - the Doro Liberto 810. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:45AM
FIFA 14 goes on sale, players worry about in-game stats

FIFA 14 goes on sale, players worry about in-game stats

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FIFA 14, the follow-up to the best-selling sports game of all time, has launched in the UK today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:23AM

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Trade heads to Eurogamer

Trade heads to Eurogamer

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The Eurogamer Expo is getting underway in London, and many retailers and vendors will be there with their latest offerings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 26th 2013 at 12:04PM
How retailers can cash in on mobile gaming

How retailers can cash in on mobile gaming

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It's no secret that the app market is positively booming. But while retailers may feel like the mobile gaming market excludes them, there are actually plenty of products out there ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 25th 2013 at 9:00PM
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'Mediocre buying teams cost retailers £1.3bn in lost profits'

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"Mediocre" retail buying teams are costing the UK retail sector £1.3bn in lost profits, according to a survey from Inverto.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 24th 2013 at 2:48PM

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RAM prices to remain "high until December" after factory fire

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The price of DDR memory looks like it will be higher than usual until the end of the year, senior sources have told PCR, following a factory fire and "panic ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:12AM
Euro Truck Sim 2: Go East climbs budget PC game chart

Euro Truck Sim 2: Go East climbs budget PC game chart

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Euro Truck Simulator 2: Go East has driven straight into the number two spot in the UK budget PC boxed game chart.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 10:02AM
iPhone launch day: 5S stock shortages 'frustrate' UK networks

iPhone launch day: 5S stock shortages 'frustrate' UK networks

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The iPhone 5C and 5S have launched today, but customers after the 5S may be disappointed by a lack of available stock from UK networks.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 20th 2013 at 9:34AM
WAE+ goes into administration

WAE+ goes into administration

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Birmingham-based online retailer WAE+ has gone into administration after coming under pressure from creditors.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 19th 2013 at 3:35PM

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Retailers threatened by 'showrooming', as 10 per cent of customers buy from competitors in-store

Retailers threatened by 'showrooming', as 10 per cent of customers buy from competitors in-store

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Retailers are having to compete with the growing threat of ‘showrooming’, as one in ten customers admit to buying from a competitor while in-store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 17th 2013 at 10:45AM
PS4 and Xbox One next-gen consoles to give retailers £1.2 billion boost

PS4 and Xbox One next-gen consoles to give retailers £1.2 billion boost

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The launch of the PS4 and Xbox One in November should give retailers a £1.2 billion boost in sales, says research.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 17th 2013 at 10:17AM
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Toys R Us quiet about bringing 'tablet stores' to UK

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Toys R Us is acting coy over whether it will bring its new 'tablet stores' to the UK or not. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:39AM
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Arma 3 enters PC game chart top ten

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Arma 3 has entered the UK's boxed PC game chart at number eight for the week ending September 14th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2013 at 10:42AM

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Yellow iPhone 5C appears to be first new iPhone to sell-out

Yellow iPhone 5C appears to be first new iPhone to sell-out

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Customers appear to have gone bananas for the yellow iPhone 5C, as it is claimed the unlocked model has sold out on Apple’s US store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 16th 2013 at 10:26AM
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GTA 5 copies received early by some shoppers

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Some consumers have received their copies of Grand Theft Auto 5 in the post before the game's September 17th release date.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2013 at 10:09AM
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Football Manager 2014 release date confirmed for October

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Football Manager 2014 will launch in the UK on Thursday, October 31st. So you can forget Halloween's plastic pitchforks and scary masks - football fans will be indoors playing the ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 16th 2013 at 9:53AM
Target launches Custom PC Builder for resellers

Target launches Custom PC Builder for resellers

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Distributor Target Components has unveiled its new Custom PC Builder at its 2013 Open Day. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 14th 2013 at 10:33AM