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Top 5 Tech: Target Components, Steve White

Steve White, Target Components’ CTO gives his take on the five eclectic pieces of standout tech in his life. The Transistor I studied electronics at college and then worked in the electronics industry for 10 years designing circuit boards, before making the move into IT. Transistors are at the heart …

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Target takes on five new sales team recruits

Target Components has boosted its sales force by taking on five new account managers despite COVID lockdowns, as the distributor sees demand and sales surge across its customer base. Sam Clague, Karen Turner, Sam Claypole and Craig Jones have taken roles within the main Sales Team, while Daniel Kerr has …

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PCR Dec/Jan 21 Retail analysis: 2020’s COVID crisis transitions into 2021’s recovery phase

Nobody could have predicted what 2020 held in store. A year depicted by yesteryear’s sci-fi novels as the epitome of the future, but having now reached that year and come out the other side into 2021, it’s time for the channel to reflect on the lessons learned and grow stronger …

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Online shopping: Now’s the time to win customer loyalty

Online shopping is now bigger than ever as more consumers seek the comfort and convenience of shopping from their homes. But getting the customer experience right is vital as consumers look to challenge their conventional high-street traditions and are more prepared than ever to trial online shopping, especially with Christmas …

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Target redesigns custom PC builder improving mobile experience

Target Components has redesigned and rebuilt it’s free-to-use custom PC Builder for a mobile-friendly experience. Following feedback from customers, the distributor improved its PC configurator to now be more intuitive and easier to use on smartphones, tablets and laptops, with new features, more products and more compatibility checks in place. …

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Sales surge as Target sets sights on £40 million this year

Distributor Target Components has reported more than 20% sales growth for the year ended March 2020. Accounts published at Companies House show turnover up £6.1m to £34.6m, beating last year’s record of £28.5m. Gross profit grew by 20.5% with pre-tax profits up £340k. The strategic report puts the growth down …

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Gaming gear

From top-of-the-range gaming monitors to state-of-the-art keyboards and mice, PCR rounds up the best gaming peripherals and monitors… Phantom Tecware Gaming Keyboard “The Phantom comes with customised Outemu mechanical switches to ensure best quality and are equipped with optical sensors for precise gaming and comfortable typing. Spare switches and switch …

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Under the lid

From memory cards and motherboards to high-performance cooling systems, PCR rounds up the components giving gamers the edge… ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING “Asus ROG Strix B550 Gaming series motherboards offer a feature-set usually found in the higher-end ROG Strix X570 Gaming series, including the latest PCIe 4.0. With robust …

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Target Staff receive profit share boost

Staff at distributor Target Components have received a welcome boost to brighten the lockdown blues with the announcement of the company’s 2019-2020 profit share. Staff received over £1,800 each added to the June payroll. Target have operated the profit share scheme since 2006 with all staff sharing equally in a …

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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 …

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