Channel News

Ingram Micro sales up slightly

Ingram Micro's Q2 saw sales of $10.9bn, up on last year's $10.3bn, but operating margin fell from 1.1% to 0.9%. Gross profit rose slightly to $634m.

Esprinet spins off another specialist business

Italian distributor Esprinet SpA has completed the sale of 100% of the share capital of Comprel Srl, a specialist distribution business in Italy working with electronic components and subsystems

New channel partnership in Eastern Europe

Specialist in Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) Virtual Instruments has teamed up with a Czech solutions and services supplier MHM computer to expand into the CEE region.

Ingram Micro in European deal with NetMotion

US-based NetMotion Wireless, provider of mobility management software and solutions for mobile workforces, is being distributed under a new deal with Ingram Micro Europe BVBA, (Ingram Micro Mobility).

Distributor ALSO pushes logistics service

Europe's largest independent distributor ALSO is starting to push its logistics arm. Its called ViND – Versand im Namen Dritter and offers deliveries direct to customers from ALSO warehouses.

Distributor Hammer to OEM Dell ranges

Storage and server distributor Hammer has been given international Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) rights to Dell’s entire portfolio.

CognitiveTPG adds Ingram Micro Europe

CognitiveTPG, supplier of on-demand barcode and transaction printers to the retail, healthcare, manufacturing, service, and financial industries is now working though Ingram Micro in Europe.

Staples redesigns for multi-channel sales

Staples Europe has upgraded its e-commerce systems, combined with a refreshed look and feel of key websites in Europe, including Spain, Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy and UK, aiming to make it easier for customers to shop however and whenever they like, whether it’s in-store, online or via mobile devices.