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From theory to reality: How channel businesses leverage relevance

Scott Lynn, Services Director at Agilitas, looks at why businesses in the IT channel need to embrace a customer-centric model. In today’s changing IT channel, expectations are on the rise, with customers demanding more and more from their channel partners. The need for relevance from channel businesses has never been …

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How to monetise IoT data

With the rise of IoT, businesses are capturing more data than ever before – but are they missing a trick when it comes to gaining additional value from that data? Great swathes of IoT data alone are not enough – from data context or business model, there is more to …

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It’s time for brands to prioritise the happiness of millennial shoppers

Derek O’Carroll, CEO of Brightpearl, looks at why brands must work harder than ever before to attract buyers and to encourage repeat purchases, particularly from the younger demographic. We now exist in a world where technological innovation is empowering customers to expect more from the brands they deal with, to …

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Dixons Carphone handed £29.1m fine for “mis-selling” geek Squad service

Dixons Carphone has been given a £29.1 million fine for training staff in “spin selling”. Handed to the retail giant by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the fine relates to the mis-selling of its geek Squad services. The ‘Geek Squad’ is a mobile phone insurance and technical support service, but …

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CMS Distribution celebrates 30 years of innovation

Set up in 1988 by CEO and founder Frank Salmon, CMS Distribution is a company well-known for taking emerging technologies to market as well as growing established brands. Now, with more than 30 years in business, the distributor has outlined just how innovative its work in the channel has been …

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PCR’s guide to the latest tablets and hybrids

Whether you’re looking to stock the latest child-friendly tablet, gaming hybrid or educational tool, here are some of the most innovative devices out there. Surftab TrekStor Theatre L15 Specs: MT8163 processor, Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system, 15.6-inch 10-point capacitive multi- touch full HD IPS 16:9-inch display, 32GB SSD with 2GB …

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PCR Awards 2019: And the winners are…

Last night was the PCR Awards 2019, where the PC and tech industry turned out in force to celebrate another fantastic year in the channel. Hosted by the Sinnerman himself, comedian and The Chase star Paul Sinha, the awards highlighted the cream of the crop across the retail, reseller, channel …

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How technology can improve people’s lives

Millions of people in the UK live with some form of impairment, whether it’s with their hearing, sight, speech, language, mobility or dexterity. The permeation of technology into all aspects of society would seem to have huge potential to play a role in helping disabled people do more and become …

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