Posted on May 16 2017 - 12:55pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Data Direct – the industry’s best kept secret

Data Direct is marking its 25th year in business with a concerted bid to boost its profile, engage with more dealerships and expand the business across the UK and beyond The UK’s largest dealer only distributor of OEM and compatible toner and parts is geared for growth. Business Development Director Neville Haywood said that the company has a strategy in place that will see the business double within...

Posted on May 16 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Heatwave winners to visit Montenegro

Ten winning VOW Venture resellers from the wholesaler’s 2017 Heatwave incentive will be heading off to Montenegro in June. Commercial and Marketing Director Heather McManus said: “Heatwave has continued to grow in popularity and we have seen an increase in reseller participation of 31% compared to the previous year. Participating vendors have also seen sales percentage increases of up to 35%....

Posted on May 16 2017 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on A service-centric business

PrintIT Reseller spoke to Andy Perkins, co-owner of CSL Group, about the company’s 48-year heritage, its service-centric approach and future growth plans Perkins joined the Leicester headquartered firm, when it was known as Copying Services Leicester, as a service engineer 30 years ago. “It was a small company, there was just six of us, compared with today when our headcount sits at around 48...

Posted on May 16 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on 60 seconds with Rob Wood

Rob Wood, Director, International Copiers What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? The cheaper pound has fuelled our export side of the business. Where do you see the next big opportunity? Expanding on our UK and export businesses, as the demand is definitely there. What would make your day job easier? Delegate more, I do like to want to be part of everything! What’s the best...

Posted on May 16 2017 - 9:55am by Editorial Content
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Matthew Bunting, Strategic Corporate Clients Team, Vision Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: The real talking point at the moment is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the financial implications to the business in the event of a data breach. This has been compounded by the recent publicity surrounding printers being widely used to access an organisation’s network. This...

Posted on May 16 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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VOW’s Green Light event which took place on December 2 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC, played host to around 400 reseller delegates Managing Director Adrian Butler kicked off the ‘Transformation is now’ themed pioneering cross category event opening by asserting the fact that he wants resellers to “have confidence in our commitments”. Butler’s address included an update on VOW’s strategy and focus areas for 2017, focusing on the value of wholesale, how the industry can counteract threats from giants such as Amazon,...

Posted on May 15 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Bramatt Computing benefts from DMSL backing

Midlands reseller Bramatt Computing benefited from the support of DMSL at the Great British Expo in Birmingham last month. Designed to address business issues in an interesting and enjoyable format that enables delegates to get practical hands on experience and learn about new ideas, concepts and technologies, the event saw more than 50 businesses gather to hear about the latest broadband and hosted...

Posted on May 15 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Midshire attends 100% Optical Trade Show

Midshire’s hosted desktop solution Desktop Monster, provided free IT health checks to visitors to the 100% Optical Trade Show which took place at the Excel Arena February 4-6. Winner of ‘Best Technology Product’ at the TOMs 2016, Desktop Monster is a simple to use, cost-effective IT solution for businesses large or small. The company also showcased the HP PageWide desktop printer which uses...

Posted on May 14 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on 60 seconds with Jamie Brothwell, Print General Manager, Exertis

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? Our people, we sell the same products at a market competitive price. Our people are our differentiator and we believe in creating an environment that gives our team the freedom to be innovative, and rewarding success drives results. Where do you see the next big opportunity? It wouldn’t be advantageous to share. What would make your...

Posted on May 14 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on The Print Show 2017

The third edition of The Print Show will take place from October 11 to 13 at new venue the International Centre in Telford, known locally as the ‘Birthplace of Industry’. Featuring some of the biggest names from across the print industry, visitors will be able to find out more about the latest technology in all areas of the print production process Epson is the latest major name to confirm its...