Posted on Aug 31 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on UK holiday-makers print for peace of mind

Despite growing use of digital boarding passes, UK holidaymakers still depend on paper documents when travelling. Research by Canon shows that 74% of Britons still print travel documents, even though more than four out of fie go online to research holidays (93%), book accommodation (85%) and buy tickets (81%). Three quarters (74%) like to have a paper copy as a precautionary measure to overcome any...

Posted on Aug 31 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Shock win for Joanne

“I nearly fell off my chair when I found out I’d won!” So says Joanne Enright, public sector account manager at XMA, who beat more than 40 resellers to win the top prize of a luxury holiday to Bali in Brother UK’s recent printer and scanner promotion. Twenty runner-up prizes included iPad Airs, iPad minis and £50 and £25 bonus bonds. ...

Posted on Aug 28 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Banks are changing fast

by Andy Milsom, Head of Partner Training and Development, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Since the financial crisis of 2008, debt fiance has been difficult to obtain for many small and medium-sized businesses. In this context we need to remind ourselves that the banks have traditionally been, by some way, the largest source of such fiance. The changes forced upon banks after 2008 have therefore had...

Posted on Aug 28 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Added purpose – Purpose Software

Purpose Software, the High Wycombe-based supplier of service management software, has expanded its software development team with two new appointments – Graham Waterhouse, who has more than 20 years’ software development experience, and Muhammad Waseem Iqbal, who has been a software engineer for more than four years. Mike Burke, Managing Director of Purpose Software, said: “We have expanded...

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Separate toner and drum from Canon

Canon is addressing the B&W printing needs of small but busy workgroups with the launch of the economical imageRUNNER 1435 series of A4 MFPs. The 35 page per minute devices have a separate toner and user-replaceable drum, plus embedded compatibility with uniflow output management software for the centralised control, allocation and recovery of print costs. The 1435i and 1435iF (with fax) come...

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Cartridge People hosts Epson store

Online cartridge retailer Cartridge People is hosting a dedicated Epson store on its website. This is the first time the company has provided a dedicated platform for a single brand. In addition to printer consumables, the new ‘Epson Shop’ sells a range of printer hardware, projectors and scanners. Cartridge People stocks 10,000 products from 100 manufacturers. www.cartridgepeople.com ...

Posted on Aug 26 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Jet Tec launches white label website

Inkjet and toner cartridge remanufacturer Jet Tec has launched a white label website solution for UK resellers. The Grow Online platform has been developed for resellers that either don’t yet have an e-commerce presence or that want to maintain a dedicated channel for selling remanufactured inkjet and toner cartridges. The fully customisable website enables resellers to add their own logo, company...

Posted on Aug 26 2015 - 9:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on VOW 2016 marketing guide

VOW has launched its 2016 Marketing Guide featuring a mix of general and specialist catalogues and exclusive mailers designed to help resellers increase sales and reach new end users. The 2016 guide provides a blueprint for reseller marketing activity across numerous product categories and gives resellers the ability to order everything online via the VOW Publications Manager. voweurope.com ...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Picon chairman

Robert Flather, Managing Director of Kolbus UK, has been elected as Chairman of Picon. He succeeds Bob Usher, Managing Director of Apex Digital Graphics, who has completed his twoyear term leading the Council of the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers.  www.picon.com ...

Posted on Aug 25 2015 - 2:05pm by John Peters
Comments Off on ITMS Ireland sets its sights on the mainland

Belfast-based IT Managed Services (ITMS) Ireland is looking to expand its operations on the UK mainland IT Managed Services (ITMS) Ireland has been delivering IT solutions to customers in Northern Ireland and the Republic for three decades. Having captured and retained a significant chunk of its home market, the firm is now looking to extend its reach into new areas through a combination of organic...