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Modern Electronics opens PlayStation store in Riyadh

Modern Electronics, the sole distributor of Sony products in Saudi Arabia, has opened the first PlayStation store in the Middle East in Riyadh. Modern Electronics is a subsidiary of Al Faisaliah Group. His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed K. A. Al Faisal, group president and CEO, attended the opening ceremony of the exclusive PlayStation World in Tahlia Street. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 11 November 2009

Exclusive Olympus rights for SPS in Saudi Arabia

Samir Photographic Supplies (SPS) has been officially confirmed as the sole distributor for Olympus products in Saudi Arabia. SPS recently welcomed Olympus managing director Jose Ignacio Abia Buenache on his maiden visit to the Kingdom. The visit forms part of Olympus’ renewed focus on the Middle East market, with particular emphasis on Saudi Arabia. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 10 November 2009

Sina’a Street, Baghdad, Iraq

A glimpse of everyday life on Sina’a Street in Baghdad - the central zone for IT channel trading in the city. The companies on Sina’a Street will play a crucial role in the development of the IT channel in Iraq. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 2 November 2009

Toshiba lauds UAE channel partners

Toshiba Computer Systems has handed out a series of awards to its top performing UAE partners. The notebook vendor gathered together its top retailer and dealer partners for the event, acknowledging the channel’s role in assisting Toshiba to grow its market share in the UAE. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 2 November 2009

Jumbo lauds GITEX Shopper sales

UAE retail powerhouse Jumbo Electronics reckons that a change in visitor profile has boosted its notebook sales during the first four days of GITEX Shopper in Dubai. JP Nambiar, Jumbo’s head of retail, reckons that the affordability of products and improved access to this year’s event are driving retail sales. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 21 October 2009

Jacky’s claims early GITEX Shopper success

UAE retailer Jacky’s reckons that it is seeing ‘huge interest’ in its offerings at consumer show GITEX Shopper. Jacky’s has been running a dedicated Windows 7 stand at the event ahead of the official launch of the operating system on 22nd October. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 20 October 2009

Middle East retail confidence climbs for fourth quarter

The Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) Monthly Monitor Report for September 2009 displayed a newfound optimism among the region’s CE & ICT vendors and retailers. The overall MERA Confidence Index climbed to 6.37. This month’s GITEX event, the launch of Windows 7 and the traditional upturn in demand associated with the fourth quarter all contributed to the positive vibe in the region’s retail channel. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 19 October 2009

Jumbo prepares for GITEX Shopper

UAE retailer Jumbo hopes to make a big impact at GITEX Shopper with a range of promotions available on its mammoth stand covering 1000 square metres. The retailer will hold mobile phone prize draws every 15 minutes with cash back raffles every hour. Jumbo will also offer a free MFP and two-year warranty with every laptop, plus buy-one-get-one-free offers on Casio kit. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 15 October 2009

Jacky’s teams with LG for GITEX promotion

UAE retailer Jacky’s Electronics plans to give away more than 800 LG netbooks and mobile phones during GITEX Shopper 2009. The two companies have teamed up for an extensive promotion during GITEX Shopper – a critical week for the UAE retail channel. The prizes will be given out through hourly raffle draws at the consumer retail event. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 15 October 2009

Global PC shipments up in third quarter

Global PC shipments climbed 2.4% year-on-year to 78.1 million units in the third quarter of 2009, according to the numbercrunchers at IDC. Despite suffering a year-on-year decline, the EMEA market did show a sequential improvement driven by strong consumer demand in Western Europe. EMEA also benefited from netbook promotions by retailers and telcos plus aggressive pricing on mainstream notebooks. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 15 October 2009

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