Montreal distributor to target channel partners

The channel community may not know too much about Cesium; but that is going to change. The Montreal-based accessories distributor has a new focus on solution providers with about 40 product lines from

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Google to open 14 “Experience” stores throughout Canada

Google shops have begun popping up in Best Buy locations across Canada, with a total of 14 “Experience Stores” to open across the country by the end of 2016. The online search giant

Published on: October 31st, 2016 Alex Radu

Lenovo’s latest Yoga all-in-one desktop is “portable”

Two new Yoga devices are coming from Lenovo with the announcement today of the Yoga 900 and Yoga Home 900. Rather than two variations on the same form factor, however, the 900 is

Published on: October 19th, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft and Nutanix extend partnership

MIAMI - It was approximately a year ago when Nutanix forged two partnerships with industry heavyweights Dell and Microsoft. At the .Next conference, Nutanix took a step forward in its Microsoft alliance by

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Future Shop’s closure by the numbers

Much has been said about Best Buy Inc.'s sudden announcement to shutter all Future Shop locations this weekend - a move with implications far beyond a simple rebranding. CDN has compiled a list of figures

Published on: March 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

The Source brings vending machines to Toronto Pearson

The Source this week announced it has partnered with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) to install a total of seven electronics vending machines throughout Toronto Pearson Airport, in addition to a staffed

Published on: December 23rd, 2014 Dave Yin

Canadian notebook vendor cuts prices through program

Ottawa-based hardware vendor Eurocom has introduced a new program focused on the education market called Eurocom Education Discount Program. This program offers a 10 per cent discount on all Eurocom customizable and upgradable

Published on: July 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

Ricoh acquires Best Buy’s managed services arm

Printer vendor Ricoh has reached an agreement to buy managed services provider mindShift Technologies Inc., a company currently owned by retailer Best Buy Co. of Minneapolis, Minn. Best Buy uses mindShift for providing

Published on: January 21st, 2014 CDN Staff

Ottawa vendor partners with Best Buy on new PC line

Eurocom of Ottawa has confirmed that it has struck a deal with Best Buy Canada and will be working together on building business and consumer notebooks for the marketplace. These machines will feature

Published on: January 17th, 2014 CDN Staff

Xerox Canada enters the retail channel

Printing and imaging vendor Xerox Canada is entering the retail channel, through a partnership with Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. The two electronics retailers will carry a selection of Xerox Canada’s printers

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Google’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet won’t be sold through the retail channel

Google's Nexus 7 tablet can now be ordered on more retailwebsites worldwide, but so far the less expensive US$199 model remainsexclusive to Google's Play online store, according to current listings.Retailers such as Staples,

Published on: July 11th, 2012 Agam Shah

Future of The Source by Circuit City stores remains cloudy

While parent company Circuit City Stores Inc. has announced the liquidation of its last 567 U.S. stores following its failure to find new financing or a buyer after filing for bankruptcy protection, in

Published on: January 26th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

What’s hot for back to school 2008

For the retail IT channel, Christmas comes twice per year.In addition to the traditional holiday season in December, August tends to be the second-busiest selling season of the year as the summer comes

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Jeff Jedras