Home / News (page 2)

News

Watch the highlights of the PCR Awards 2020!

On 4th March we celebrated the very best of the IT and tech channel at the PCR Awards 2020. You’ve seen the winners, and you’ve had a chance to tag yourself in all the snaps from the night. Now, you can watch the highlights video fo this year’s PCR Awards. …

Read More »

Target launches Ship To Shop discounted delivery scheme

Target Components has launched a Ship To Shop delivery scheme in partnership with couriers DPD. The scheme allows customers to have deliveries shipped to a local shop for a flat-rate charge of just £5. Shipments are guaranteed next-day pre-12 and include both Saturday and Sunday deliveries. Customers can then collect …

Read More »

Tech Data promotion aims to get more resellers using free vendor training

Tech Data in inviting its customers to take part in the great Zero Calorie Easter Egg Hunt promotion and take advantage of the extensive range of free sales education resources available on the Tech Data Channel Academy partner training portal. Resellers are being encouraged to use the promotion as a way of getting their …

Read More »

Dixons Carphone to close 531 UK stores on 3rd April, causing 2,900 redundancies

Britain’s biggest electrical and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone has announced that it will close 531 standalone stores to “focus on selling mobile devices and connectivity through its shop-in-shops in 305 big Currys PCWorld stores and online”. The small standalone stores, representing 8% of Dixons Carphone’s total UK selling space, …

Read More »

Synaxon partners with MW Fulfilment Services Ltd to provide independent warehouse services

Channel services group Synaxon UK has entered into a formal partnership with warehousing and distribution specialist MW Fulfilment Services Ltd. The partnership aims to meet higher demand for the extensive range of products Synaxon offers members through its distribution business via Central Trading. Central Trading gives members access to an …

Read More »

Target Components Open Day cancelled

IT distributor Target Components has announced that its annual Open Day, set to take place in September, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Target’s full statement is below: In the light of the current coronavirus crisis, we have taken the decision to cancel this years’ Open Day. …

Read More »

PCR Awards 2020 in pictures

Last week we celebrated the very best of the IT and tech channel at the PCR Awards 2020. Taking place at The Brewery in London, this year’s awards were hosted by Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman, where she – with the help of some big names from the industry …

Read More »

Industry reactions to the Chancellor’s Budget

On Wednesday (11th March), Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP delivered the Government’s first budget since October 2018, announcing tax and spending plans for the year ahead. Specifically of interest to the UK tech channel, the budget included a £3,000 cash grant for eligible small business, and £5bn to be spent on …

Read More »

NETGEAR appoints Midwich as distribution partner for UK

NETGEAR has appointed Midwich as a distribution partner in the UK and Ireland. The agreement extends NETGEAR’s reach into the UK Pro AV market for its range of M4300 and M4500 network switches, which are engineered for AV over IP systems. “We’re excited to be partnering with Midwich and working with …

Read More »

Tech Data reveals Q4 and FY results ahead of acquisition

Tech Data has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31st. For the distributor’s Q4 results, worldwide net sales were $10.4 billion, a decrease of 1 percent compared to the prior-year quarter. In Europe, net sales were $5.8 billion, a decrease of 2 percent …

Read More »