Posted on Mar 26 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Ricoh is encouraging OA dealers to take on its projectors, interactive whiteboards and videoconferencing solutions. James Goulding reports As print volumes decline and printer vendors diversify to find new sources of revenue, more and more have started to add audio-visual and collaboration solutions to their portfolios, among them Sharp (see previous feature), Samsung, Canon and Ricoh. Visual solutions...

Posted on Mar 25 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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PrintIT Reseller meets Stuart Sykes, Managing Director of Sharp Business Systems UK Stuart Sykes is in confident mood when PrintIT Reseller catches up with him at Sharp’s offices in Stockley Park near Heathrow. And why wouldn’t he be? A massive injection of cash by new investor Foxconn has enabled him to dustdown initiatives shelved when Sharp was on its uppers and build on what he describes as...

Posted on Mar 24 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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As 2016 draws to a close, PrintIT Reseller asked a panel of cross-industry experts to consider what 2017 holds for the print and IT sectors Bob Davies Commercial Director Integra Business Solutions “Pricing will continue to be a key issue for dealers, post-Brexit currency fluctuations will result in steady price increases across both hardware and consumables, could subsequently suppress investment...

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Swiss manufacturer Frama has a fantastic relationship with its business partners in the channel. These partners, collectively known as the Frama Partner Network, are the backbone of a route to market highly valued by the franking machine experts Although traditionally partnered with copier companies, Frama is looking towards the IT reseller community for businesses wanting to make a move into the proftable...

Posted on Mar 22 2017 - 3:10pm by John Peters
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Apparently, Brits are becoming a nation of complainers, according to new research by a nationwide telephone answering service. alldayPA analysed its call data and found that calls of complaint made to its client base of 24,000 UK businesses have trebled over the last fie years, now accounting for almost a fith of all enquiries received. The company’s CEO says that we’re beginning to lose our...

Posted on Mar 22 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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DMC Canotec has marked its 25th anniversary year with the acquisition of First Offce Systems Ltd, the company’s third in as many years DMC was first established in 1991 by Jon Hill and Justin Nicholson and two years later, it added a distribution arm with the introduction of Damian Kelly. Within the past few years, the group has been recognised in the Daily Telegraph ‘Hot 1000’ as one the UK’s...

Posted on Mar 21 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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With winter’s extreme weather around the corner, Steven Steenhaut, Senior Director, Global Demand Centre at Nuance, explains how the channel can help to turn paper records into digital documents to protect their customers’ businesses all year around As the chill sets in, many parts of the country are already reflecting on the disruption caused last year by adverse weather conditions. Whether...

Posted on Mar 20 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Fast A3 scanning Panasonic has launched two high speed, large volume A3 scanners, designed to bring new levels of Scanning efficiency and work productivity to large organisations. The KV-S8127 and the KVS8147 scan at 120 and 140 pages per minute respectively and include productivity enhancing features such as auto-preview and auto-rescan, remote central management software and in-built image processing. Both models also beneft from a high capacity automatic document feeder, enabling high volume duplex scanning of up to 750 A4 and 500...

Posted on Mar 19 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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The latest Close Brothers Business Barometer, the quarterly survey of SME sentiment on a broad range of issues, has found that more than one-third of companies are still suffering with a major payment delay problem The research suggests delayed payments are causing major cash flow headaches for large numbers of SMEs and adding costs to their businesses as they waste time and money chasing overdue...

Posted on Mar 18 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Toshiba TEC UK’s Carbon Zero scheme has offset 100,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the equivalent of 46,874 return flights from London to New York, the electricity used in 73,542 houses over the course of a year, and the CO2 generated from making 2.5 billion cups of coffee The scheme, which originated in the UK and has since been rolled out throughout Europe, was an industry first when it...