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The suits in finance are cutting down on tech spend – Computacenter

Some financial services institutions are taking a break from spending cash on tech, London-based supplier giant Computacenter said today as it reported a Q1 trading update. The services-based reseller revealed a four per cent year-on-year dip in UK turnover to £348.6m for the three months ended 31 March. Product sales dropped …
Paul Kunert, 21 Apr 2016

Computacenter coughs to gloomy first quarter

Computacenter has warned of difficult trading in the first quarter of 2008, especially in France and the UK. The reseller said business in the UK had picked up towards the end of the quarter. They came in at £346.6m, up 1.1 per cent overall but down 1.5 per cent on a like for like basis. Sales in Germany were flat. Non-UK …
John Oates, 16 May 2008

UK lags Europe on PC sales

The United Kingdom had one of the slowest growing PC markets in Europe in the three months ended 30 September. In total, Western Europe bought 13.8 million computers, up 17.7 per cent on last year and mainly driven by the consumer market and "back-to-school" purchases. UK PC sales grew 13.6 per cent to 2.9 million in the …
John Oates, 07 Nov 2007
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'Steady progress' at Computacenter

Computacenter has recovered a little bounce in its step, reporting a "period of steady progress" for the first half of 2006. In a trading update today, the company said UK Technology Solutions experienced strong growth, while Managed and Support Services achieved modest growth. Better margins in UK product sales "more than …
Team Register, 12 Jul 2006

Apple online store blacklists innocent Channel Islanders

Apple UK has confirmed it is turning down orders from residents of the Channel Islands made through its online store while it considers opening a dedicated site serving the small islands in the English Channel quite near France. Sales stopped in December, Apple told us, with customers asked to use real world shops instead. …
John Oates, 09 Jan 2006
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Letsbuyit cans 60 staff, shuts offices

Lazarus style Internet retailer is laying off 60 staff and shutting its offices in the UK and France. Sales are down by more than 50 per cent in the first half of 2001, compared with 2000, but that is not surprising. The company shut up shop for two months to get protection from its creditors and to raise funding …
Robert Blincoe, 31 Aug 2001