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Computers Unlimited director exits after dispute

Computers Unlimited group sales and marketing director Mark Chatterton has left following a disagreement over future direction with senior management. Industry vet Chatterton spent around eight months at the Apple distributor, which he joined after stints at wholesalers Office2Office and Northamber. Prior to this he spent around …
Paul Kunert, 06 Sep 2011
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VINYL is BACK and you can thank Sonos for that

Vinyl has been the music format that wouldn’t die for the best part of three decades. Not since Kenneth Williams quipped “Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!” has a death scene seemed so protracted. Now, however, it seems the format is officially in remission. Pioneer PL-510 and PL-117D turntables The song remains the …
Steve May, 14 Nov 2014
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Credit safety net ripped from under elder IT distie Northamber

QBE Insurance has removed entire lines of trade credit insurance on Surrey-based distributor Northamber, The Channel can reveal. Declining trade at one of the oldest wholesalers of IT gear in Blighty is understood to be the reason behind indemnifier QBE's decision, say our sources. Disties Computers Unlimited (Janson Group) and …
Paul Kunert, 30 Apr 2013
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Microsoft plays ditch a distie

Microsoft is changing its UK channel structure and increasing the number of disties from six to 10. But it's not all good news - the three broad-line distributors Bell Microproducts, C2K and Ingram Micro - face an X-Factor style competition which will see one of them dropped. While all three keep their Microsoft contracts for …
John Oates, 24 Oct 2006
The Register breaking news

CU buys Gomark

Computers Unlimited, the London based Apple distie, has bought niche graphics distie Gomark Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Gomark specialises in marketing distributing 2D and 3D design tools for architects and suchlike. The company has moved into CU's Colindale offices. ®
Drew Cullen, 05 Apr 2002
The Register breaking news

Organiser sets date for independent UK Mac show

Britain will get its own Mac show, the organiser of the event has confirmed. So yah boo sucks to Apple. The possibility of an independent UK Mac exhibition emerged last week on MacWorld UK's Web site. We've heard a couple of similar ideas from individuals irritated with Apple's decision to pull out of the official Apple Expo …
Tony Smith, 12 Apr 2000