IT retailers encroach on distributors

Will Best Buy or the local retail shop become the next distribution channel for VARs? Retailers aren't likely to replace established disties like Ingram Micro, Tech Data and Synnex, but they could become

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Gateway to stop selling PCs through Web site

Gateway on Friday said it would stop selling PCs through its Web site, instead focusing on selling PCs through third-party stores and other online retailers.Gateway has been selling PCs through partner retail stores

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Agam Shah

Retailers increasingly boost notebook sales

The trend toward users buying notebook computers instead of desktop PCs is helping boost market share for companies that have a strong retail presence, such as Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Acer, according to

Published on: March 6th, 2008 Agam Shah

Ringing up reseller opportunity at the cash register

Most consumers probably still remember the days when a bell really rung when a store clerk “rang up a sale.”Most consumers probably still remember the days when a bell really rung when a

Published on: July 24th, 2007 Matthew Friedman

Circuit City to shut down 62 stores in Canada

Jim Babb, spokesperson for Circuit City, said while the closings are unfortunate it is not an exiting of the market for the company.Circuit City will still run 800 stores as part of its

Published on: March 16th, 2007 CDN Staff