December 16, 2018

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Services core to distribution business models

Distribution in 2018 has moved a long way from pick, pack and ship of IT products, and has substantially broadened its offering with a wide range of services, claims a new report from IT Europa focusing on European distributors. The report, for the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), cites several leading distributors who have invested strongly in services, including Arrow ECS, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Westcon and Central & Eastern Europe’s AB. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 25 January 2018

M&A masterclass confirmed for DISTREE EMEA

Next month’s DISTREE EMEA regional consumer tech channel event will include a workshop hosted by Regent Partners focused on merger and acquisition (M&A) trends in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) space. The regional distribution channel has been shaped for decades by consolidation forces with the old channel adage of ‘get big, get niche or get out’ still relevant today. Channel EMEA caught up with Pradip Somaia, partner at Regent, to get the lowdown on the latest M&A trends. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 24 January 2018

CONTEXT to host exclusive conference session for VIP channel executives at DISTREE EMEA 2018

DISTREE Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) 2018 will include a VIP session hosted by Content Partner CONTEXT on Thursday 8th February. The 16th annual DISTREE EMEA hosted buyer tech channel event takes place at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco from February 6-9th. This exclusive session will gather together senior executives from the region’s top distributors and select retailers. A blend of presentations and panel discussions will tackle the major issues impacting the EMEA consumer tech channel ecosystem and the need for strategic collaboration. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 20 December 2017

Futuresource identifies key global retail trends

Futuresource Consulting has announced some key findings from its latest global consumer electronics (CE) retail channel trends report. "From phones to fridges, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are important in the consumer electronics calendar, not only in North America, but are also making their presence felt across Europe and beyond," said James Manning Smith, research analyst at Futuresource. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 6 December 2017

DISTREE EMEA launches annual regional Tech Channel Survey for distributors and retailers

DISTREE Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) has started collecting responses for its 2017 regional consumer tech channel survey. Reaching out to thousands of senior executives from consumer tech distributors, retailers and e-tailers across the region, the survey explores sales performance, business confidence, financial trends and attitudes towards product categories. Liam McSherry, Marketing Director for DISTREE Events, said: “The EMEA Consumer Tech Channel Survey forms part of a global network of research reports that provides deep insight on regional market trends." Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 5 December 2017

Distributors boost two-way market data flow

Distribution, while well placed to provide vendor information to channels, is increasingly offering market insights back to vendors, according to the latest research from the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC). The research looks at what vendors think about distribution’s new emerging roles, which includes expanded services going forward. Vendors also mentioned they would like to see a program for increasing trust and partnership between the various channel tiers. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 30 November 2017

Acer hits highest profit in 27 quarters

Tech vendor Acer has announced that its after-tax profits for the third quarter of 2017 hit their highest level in 27 quarters. Acer posted sales of NT$60.58 billion (US$2.01 billion) for the quarter – up 13% sequentially and 3.4% year-on-year. After tax profits hit NT$1.45 billion (US$48.2m) – up more than fivefold year-on-year. Acer claimed that the results demonstrated the company’s strong business momentum, stabilising operations and renewed profitability. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 16 November 2017

DISTREE APAC 2017 workshops to cover consumer tech channel business trends and market opportunities

DISTREE Asia Pacific (APAC) has confirmed the line-up of workshops and small group sessions at this year’s regional consumer technology distribution channel event. The sessions form part of an extensive conference programme that runs alongside the main exhibition and pre-scheduled meetings between consumer tech suppliers and trade buyers that take place during the event. The fifth annual DISTREE APAC takes place at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore on 8th to 10th November 2017. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 3 November 2017

CONTEXT to reveal VR research findings at DISTREE APAC

Following on from its successful 2016 VR Research, CONTEXT is pleased to announce that Howard Davies, CEO, will be presenting this year’s results for the first time at DISTREE APAC in Singapore during a keynote address on 9th November. CONTEXT’s 2017 VR Research consumer survey adds data for China and Russia for the first time to complement existing coverage of the UK, France, Germany and Italy. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 30 October 2017

Keynotes on virtual reality, distributor transformation and consumer behaviour confirmed for DISTREE APAC

DISTREE Asia Pacific (APAC) 2017 will include an extensive conference programme comprising keynotes and workshops, plus market snapshot presentations from key distributors in major countries within Asia. This year’s keynote speeches will be delivered by Event Partner GfK and by Content Partners CONTEXT and QUADMARK. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 27 October 2017

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