Dell & PC World

  pcw Manager!!??! 19:05 13 Dec 07
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hi guys, just a thought, How would you feel about buying Dell pcs in a PC World Store?

  spuds 19:12 13 Dec 07

Whats the difference between Dell selling their products in PC World or anywhere else. Mesh, Gateway, Acer and an host of other manufacturers sell through other party companies.PC World do not manufacture computers, they only act as retailers, who are making a profit from someone else's product.

Have you heard whispers ;o)

  Totally-braindead 19:23 13 Dec 07

Providing the guarantees were the same and you got support from Dell not PCW for problems and if they were the same price as Dell selling direct then why not.
I did used to think that Dell only sold direct to the public but I have seen them selling on some of the shopping channels so its probably a possability.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:34 13 Dec 07

Good call if you ask me.

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  pcw Manager!!??! 19:42 13 Dec 07

;o)

  SB23 20:08 13 Dec 07

To be honest, it wouldn't bother me.

I've always had excellent service from PC World, and it would just add another make to choose from.

  PalaeoBill 20:18 13 Dec 07

Would the technical support still come from Dell?

  pcw Manager!!??! 20:37 13 Dec 07

prob not as PC World would buy in from Dell and I guess Techguys would support product. Dell offer tel and rtb warranty where as techguys offer instore, tel and in home so I guess it wouldnt make much difference.... would it?

  pcw Manager!!??! 20:54 13 Dec 07

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DELL, DSGi IN PAN-EUROPEAN 12-COUNTRY RETAIL AGREEMENT

DSGi First Specialist Electronics Retailer in Europe Offering Dell at
PC World, Currys and Dixons.co.uk in UK

Deal Features Full Portfolio of Dell high-end gaming systems, notebooks and
desktops


ROUND ROCK, TX, Dec 13-Dell and DSG international plc (DSGi), one of Europe's
leading consumer electronics retailers, announced the availability of Dell
notebook and desktop computers in DSGi stores.

Beginning in January 2008, DSGi and Dell customers will be able to buy a range
of Dell notebooks and desktops through PC World, Currys and Currys.digital
stores in the UK, as well as Dixons.co.uk online. Customers will also be able to
buy Dell products through the European network of DSGi store brands such as
Electro World, PC City, and Elkjop. Customers can buy products in stores from
Norway to Greece, and from Spain to Finland. Dell also plans to sell systems
through DSGi stores in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. This agreement
means Dell customers can call, click or visit retail stores throughout Europe to
learn more and buy Dell's award-winning products.

DSGi's unique TechGuys services in the UK will be extended across the new Dell
products, providing full IT customer service availability including telephone
support, installation and set-up. DSG operates similar support services across
its European operations.

Simon Turner, DSGi's Global Purchasing Director commented: "The agreement
between Dell and DSGi as pan-European retail partners, confirms our specialist
market leadership and we continue to offer a vast computer range at great prices
to our customers in store and on-line."

John Browett, Chief Executive of DSGi said: "Customers are at the heart of what
we do and we must offer our customers an unbeatable combination of value, choice
and service. By adding Dell computers to our ranges, we can give customers in
our 1300 stores across Europe another highly sought-after range of products and
the experience to match it."

Mark Ormerod, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer business for Dell's
EMEA operations comments, "This partnership with DSGi means that consumers in
nearly all major European countries can purchase Dell products through these
stores. To maximize choice, Dell is offering a full portfolio of our
award-winning products - from our high-end gaming systems, to notebooks and
desktops that are perfect for everyday computing. With this agreement, consumers
in Europe will have more choice than ever before, and experience the look and
feel of our products before purchasing."

With this agreement, Dell products will soon be available in more than 10,000
stores and on-line around the globe. In the past several months Dell has
announced relationships with Best Buy in the U.S., Carrefour in Europe, Staples
in the U.S., Courts stores in Singapore, Gome stores in China, Bic Camera Inc.
in Japan, a promotional agreement with Carphone Warehouse in the UK and Wal-Mart
in the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Mexico.

  Totally-braindead 22:12 13 Dec 07

Well that is good news for some customers.

Is the price in PCW going to be the same as you would get buying direct from Dell?

  Al94 22:16 13 Dec 07

Should be good for their sales!

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