In the most recent issue of PCR in February we had a special focus on Independent Retailers.
There is no rumor that the retail market has become fully volatile in recent years following the pandemic, in which many major high-street brands have fallen victim to the effects of lockdowns. This includes independent retailers who have to struggle to keep their heads above water. Although for the channel, the emerging growth of markets such as esports and gaming has driven the demand for games and gaming consoles and peripherals. In our big interview, we spoke with Toby Roberts, co-owner of independent UK PC retailer Wired2Fire about his perspective on the current state of PC gaming and demand for PC components.
In our independent retailer focus, Chillblast Director Ben Miles talks about the company’s recent Tactus Group acquisition, its involvement in F1 and how the exploding growth of the PC gaming market is driving product demand.
Don’t miss our exclusive interview with Neil Langridge of e92plus, and Wim Cops of Bitdefender about its 20 years as a provider of cyber-security solutions, current black spots within the cyber security market and steps to address these this critical issue.
In our sustainability spotlight, QBS ’Dave Stevinson talks about achieving carbon neutral.
Peter Ruffley, CEO at Zizo, discusses the challenges local authorities face in renovating buildings and cities with smart environmental technologies, and how edge computing can be an inexpensive and low -carbon solution.
In our education spotlight, Laurent Briant from ServiceNow discusses, how to deal with tech talent problems.
Phil Perry of Zoom talks about taking the remote/hybrid workforce experience to the next level and the company’s current and future plans to transcend this space.
In our Life in the Channel Q&A, we spoke with Lauren Marsden of Forcepoint, about her personal experiences as a woman in a leadership role within the channel and why more women should consider a IT career.
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