PCR's 2016 Buyers Guide: The latest contact info for key buyers in retail

All the information you need from major High Street chains, retailers, department stores and supermarkets
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Have you got a hot new tech product that you’re looking to bring to market? PCR’s here to help with the 2016 Buyers Guide, offering the latest contact information for the key buyers in retail, from major High Street chains to etailers, department stores and supermarkets.

AMAZON.CO.UK
MEET THE TEAM:
Matthew Finn – Senior In Stock Manager
Matt Merrett – In Stock Manager
Zeynep Yagci – Senior Vendor Manager
Jean-Francois Bessiron – Retail Director, Consumables
James French – Senior Vendor Manager, Wireless
Amirul Islam – Senior Vendor Manager, Consumer Electronics Ben Sargent – Vendor Manager, Consumer Electronics

ARGOS
Website: www.argos.co.uk
Contact number: 0845 124 0044
MEET THE TEAM:
Phil Elford – Technology Trading Manager
Hasmita Patel – Buying Manager – Computing
Aaron Culhane – Buyer, Tablets

ASDA
Websites: www.asda.com, www.direct.asda.com
Contact: 0113 243 5435
MEET THE TEAM:
Andrew Thompson – Senior Buying Manager, Electricals
Dan Carroll – Senior Buying Manager, Audio/ Vision
Ryan Longstaff – Buying Manager, DVD, new releases

BT SHOP
Websites: www.shop.bt.com
Contact: 0870 429 3825
MEET THE TEAM:
Vivienne Kennedy – Purchasing Manager
Fletcher Kusaloka – Category and Supplier Relationship Manger Ann Robinson – Segment Buyer
Darren Welding – Segment Buyer
Neil Hale – Category Manager, Server, Network and Storage Phil Forshew – Head of eCommerce

CARPHONE WAREHOUSE
Website: www.carphonewarehouse.com
Contact: 0870 111 6565
MEET THE TEAM:
Daniel Hastings – Buying Director
Andy Webb – Head of UK Buying
Alex Bradshaw – Tablets and Broadband Category Manager

CCL ONLINE
Website: www.cclonline.com
Contact: 01274 471 281
MEET THE TEAM:
Michael Bennett – Buyer and Product Manager Rona Vargas – Buyer, Computer Hardware

CHILLBLAST
Website: www.chillblast.com
Contact: 01202 068 333
MEET THE TEAM:
Ben Miles – Sales Director
Amy Fiveash – Purchasing Manager

THE CO-OPERATIVE ELECTRICAL
Website: www.coopelectricalshop.co.uk
Contact: 0161 834 1212
MEET THE TEAM:
Charlie Manson – Head of Buying, Home Entertainment

CURRYS/PC WORLD
Websites: www.currys.co.uk, www.pcworld.co.uk
Contact: 0344 800 2030
MEET THE TEAM:
Phil Samuels – Consumer Electronics Director
Heidi Woodhouse – White Goods Category Director

DEBENHAMS
Website: www.debenhams.com
Contact: 0844 561 6161
MEET THE TEAM:
Kayleigh Meachem – Senior Buyer, Electricals Jonathan Priestley – Junior Buyer, Electricals

DINOPC
Websites: www.dinopc.com
Contact: 0333 0033 316
MEET THE TEAM:
Vladimir Kuznetsov – Director
Marco Della Vedova – Purchasing Manger

EBUYER.COM
MEET THE TEAM:
Lee Weymouth – Head of Purchasing
Jonpaul Warren – General Manager, Components
Andy Holdsworth – Head of Business Team
Amy Major –Product Manager, Servers, Software, Licensing, Storage Paul McGovern – Product Manager
Charles Floyd – Product Manager, Computer Peripherals, Keyboards,
Mice & Headphones Paul Nolan – Senior Product Manager

FIREBOX
Websites: www.firebox.com
Contact: 0800 802 1420
MEET THE TEAM:
Ben Redhead – Head of Buying Sarah Kabunga – Buyer

GAME
Websites: www.game.co.uk
Contact: 01256 784 000
MEET THE TEAM:
Rob Mason – Marketplace Account Manager
Gareth Newman – Licensing & Impulse Category Manager

HALFORDS
Websites: www.halfords.com
Contact: 01527 517601
MEET THE TEAM:
Jon Oliver – Category Manager, Technology Carla Treece – Buyer, Navigation & Fitness

HMV/FOPP
Websites: www.hmv.com, www.fopp.com
Contact: 020 7432 2000
MEET THE TEAM:
Phil Browes – Head of Games & Technology

THE HUT GROUP
Websites: www.thehut.com, www.zavvi.com, www.iwoot.com
Contact: reception@thehutgroup.com
MEET THE TEAM:
Mike Fethers – Head of Games and Technology Sam Phillips – Tech Buyer

JOHN LEWIS
Websites: www.johnlewis.com
Contact: 0207 9314969
MEET THE TEAM:
Johnathan Marsh – Buying Director, Electrical & Home Technology
Matt Leeser – Head of Buying, Communications Technology William Jones – Tablet & Computing Buyer
Chloe Harris – Windows PC and Gaming

LAPTOPS DIRECT
Websites: www.laptopsdirect.co.uk
Contact: 0871 984 1997
MEET THE TEAM:
Mike – Online Products
Kay – Marketing
Jodie – Accessories Specialist

MAPLIN
Websites: www.maplin.co.uk
Contact: 01709774000
MEET THE TEAM:
Alex Richmond – Category Buyer for PC Components Rob Tiffin – Category Manager for CCTV, Security and Home Automation
Tristan Parker – Category Buyer for Home Automation Stefanie Dowie – Junior Buyer for Security
Haydn Boyd – Junior Buyer for Gaming

MESH COMPUTERS
Websites: www.meshcomputers.com
Contact: 020 8955 0731
MEET THE TEAM:
Maria Malageac – General Manager

NOVATECH
Websites: www.novatech.co.uk
Contact: 0239 232 2500
MEET THE TEAM:
David Furby – Managing Director

OVERCLOCKERS
Websites: www.overclockers.co.uk
Contact: 01782 898066
MEET THE TEAM:
Andrew Gibson – GPUs, Memory, Flash, SSD, Processors, Laptops & Monitors Scott Bentley – Motherboards & Software
Nikolai Lucyk – Peripherals, Audio, Networking & Cables
Rob Gould – Storage & Cooling
Glen Rhodes – Cases & PSUs

QVC
Websites: www.qvcuk.com
Contact: uk_vendor_relations@qvc.com
MEET THE TEAM:
Stephen Davidson – Head of Home Innovations Alison Seabourne – Vendor Relations Manager Paul Felix – IT, Tech & Consumer Electronics Buyer

SAINSBURY’S
UK stores: 1,200+
Websites: www.sainsburys.co.uk, www.j-sainsbury.co.uk/suppliers Contact: 020 7695 6000
MEET THE TEAM:
Carly Pearson, Senior Buyer – New Technology

SCAN COMPUTERS
Websites: www.scan.co.uk
Contact: 0871 472 4747
MEET THE TEAM:
Chris Ward – Purchasing Manager, GPU & CPU
Peter Bassett – Purchaser, Networking, SSD, Flash, HDD Controllers, I/O, Gaming Consoles, Media
Stuart Davies – Purchaser, Monitors, Projectors, Soundcards, PC Speakers/ Headphones/Mics, PC Gaming
Keith Williams – Purchaser, Laptops, Tablets, Mobile Phones, All-in-One/ Barebone PCs, Portable Power
Adam Bithell – Purchaser, HDD, Cases, PSU, Coolers
David Lomax – Purchaser, Motherboards, Memory, Servers, Software, Keyboards, Mice & Accessories

SHOP DIRECT
Websites: www.very.co.uk, www.littlewoods.com
Contact: 0844 292 1000
MEET THE TEAM:
Gary Hearns – Head of Buying, Technology
Martin Knight – Buyer, Laptop, PCs & Print
Joseph Danson – Buyer, Tablets, Storage, Networking & Software Sophie Powell – Buyer, Tablets

STAPLES
Website: www.staples.co.uk
MEET THE TEAM:
Valter Marques – Head of Merchandising and Marketing UK Nikhil Gohil – PC, Laptop & Tablet Trade Manager
Reena Patel – Software, Peripherals & Tablet Acc Trade Manager Manish Goenka – Business Machines Trade Manager

TESCO
Websites: www.tesco.com, www.tescoplc.com
Contact: 01992 632222
MEET THE TEAM:
Rene? Wright – Computer and consumer electrical Kasia Kowalska – Buying Manager, personal electrical Matt Clayden – Buyer, tablets
Rupal Gadhvi – Category Planner, home electrical

TOYS “R” US UK
Website: www.toysrus.co.uk
Contact: 01628 414141
MEET THE TEAM:
Neil Sutton – Senior European Project Manager
Andrew Brocklehurst – Divisional Director of Merchandise

UTOPIA COMPUTERS
Website: www.utopiacomputers.co.uk
Contact: 01563 574280
MEET THE TEAM:
Craig Hume – Director Mark Laurie – Director

WHSMITH
Website: www.whsmith.co.uk
Contact: 01793 616161
MEET THE TEAM:
Nathan Warren – Buyer, Computing

WIRED2FIRE
Website: www.wired2fire.co.uk
Contact: 01306882211
MEET THE TEAM:
Peter George – Director Aaron Zelos – Product Advisor

YOYOTECH
Website: www.yoyotech.co.uk
Contact: 01256 378 098
MEET THE TEAM:
CK Kohli – Managing Director

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