Jabra signs with Disway
Headset vendor Jabra has inked a distribution deal with broadliner Disway, covering French-speaking Africa. Effectively, Disway will distribute Jabra products in Morocco and Tunisia.
Asustek appoints Disway
Morocco: Taiwanese vendor Asustek has appointed broadliner Disway as an official distributor and after-sale service provider for its full offer in the Kingdom.
Adobe Systems signs Alfalak Distribution
Saudi Arabia : Adobe has appointed broadliner Alfalak Distribution as an official distributor. Alfalak joins the company's strategic network of Middle East and North African distributors which includes Disway, Grapheast, Logicom and Mindware. Alfalak will be supporting the full range of Adobe products to ensure availability for business users and retail outlets.
ETC to take foot on Moroccan market
Morocco : after opening an export department dedicated to Northern African market, French major broadliner ETC has unveiled on its 2010 Symposium plans to open before year's end a subsidiary in Morocco. The decision has been taken following the recent merge of Matel and PC-Market into Disway, which gives the region its first local heavyweight. Precise details have not yet been made public, but ITdistri will follow this and publish everything, as soon as available. ETC is the first major international broadliner to take foot in North Africa, showing the potential of this region. No doubt other will follow, Morocco being the most interesting market, because of its stability and size, compared to Algeria and Tunisia.
Dacomex expands its European coverage
Distree XXL 2010 : a regular cast of Distree XXL, French cabling and accessory brand Dacomex (which is owned by specialist CUC) has used the event two years ago to start an expansion to Southern Europe, Maghreb and French-speaking Africa. The company has built up a strong distributor network, with several local distributors like Conetica, Conexdata Solutions, Informatica Megasur or Suministro Inec in Spain, Distry, Diffazur, Dataco or Matel in Morocco, Smart and Matel in Tunisia or Compudist in Sénégal. The company was looking forward expanding to other European countries this year in Monaco : « our focus was this year on Italy, Greece and Portugal. But we had about 60 meetings with distributors from many more countries, including Saudi Arabia, Syria or many Eastern European countries. We should register several new partners in the coming weeks and months », explains Thierry Higuero, sales exécutive for Southern Europe.
CUC leverages on its 21-year expérience in cabling and accessory market. It has chosen to push its bulk best sellers in France by « blistering » 80 of them and placing them in a dedicated rack which can be optimized according to the reseller needs. CUC is also able to deliver orders in 48 hours anywhere in Eastern Europe, which is as good as a local vendor. « According to our experience of Distree XXL, we should be able to announce you new partnerships within 3 to 6 months », concludes Thierry Higuero.