Stories by Sarah Stokely

  • Tech Pac calls Take 2 on games

    Tech Pacific has added another string to its home entertainment bow with the addition of games publisher, Take 2 Interactive, to its product lineup.

  • AID racks up a top score

    Computer game and DVD distributor, All Interactive Distribution (AID), has achieved 40 per cent revenue growth in 2003.

  • IN THE HOT SEAT: Wilson’s world

    Each week in ARN, we interview the local channel manager of some of the world’s most influential hardware and software vendors. This week, CA’s Chris Wilson sits down with Sarah Stokely.

  • CSC walks away from NetOptions sale

    NetOptions has suffered a setback in its quest to become the number two services company in Australia, with the news that its $150 million acquisition of CSC Australia’s reseller business has been scuttled.

  • MYOB tightens screws on grey marketers

    Business software vendor, MYOB, has fired the latest salvo in the battle against grey marketing by announcing it will tighten controls on OEM software to combat its sale in the retail channel. The vendor is also investigating legal action against non-partners using its name and logo in advertising.

  • NCR heads for the low end with POS

    NCR is tackling the low end of the retail market with a new Point of Sale (POS) solution. It has appointed Goodson Imports as the master distributor for the PC-based Neighbourhood POS solution.

  • Volante, Data#3 in the black

    Volante Group and Data #3 both expect to hit their financial year targets after announcing half-yearly results last week. Both IT services firms will pay shareholder dividends on the back of the profitable results.

  • Channel bypass for Atari

    Games publisher, Atari, has stirred up discontent in the channel by cancelling orders for a forthcoming limited edition title in order to sell it exclusively through Harvey Norman.