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Welcome to our first VIP UK customer newsletter.
With our shiny new newsletter you can keep up to date on happenings within VIP, our vendor partners, news & success stories. We are passionate about helping you grow and have an increased focus on delivering outstanding customer service and reinforcing our customer values. A key promise for 2018 is to collaborate more with you. There has been a lot happening at VIP UK recently, from our recent Christmas campaign ‘Star Deals’ to our newly introduced ‘Singles Day’.
Read on to find out more.
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Microsoft Authorised Refurbished Notebooks Are Now Available From VIP UK. BRANDS INCLUDE:
IT IS GOOD FOR YOUR WALLET When buying a refurbished computer you can pick up a current or slightly older model PC or Laptop for a fraction of the price of a new one. With the same warranties offered, you will find that ex-corporate devices are made to a higher quality than brand new home user devices. Desktop PCs include a 3 year warranty whilst Laptops include a 1 year warranty.
NO LOSS OF PERFORMANCE For 99% of usage, i.e. using the Internet and Microsoft Office, a state of the art computer is not required. Most modern software programmes will work on PCs and Laptops that are up to 10 years old. So, save yourself the money.
GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
VIP UK brought Singles Day to the UK on Monday 18th December. Singles Day is Asia’s version of Black Friday which achieved double the sales from Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the US combined. In 2017 sales in China hit a record $25 billion at the peak, processing orders at 256,000 transactions per second.
Singles Day is dedicated to the sales of single digit stock units at unbelievable prices. It was a hugely successful day. We hope you took advantage of some of our fantastic deals. Singles Day will return later in the year.
Every time you buy a refurbished PC or Laptop that is pre-owned you save the following resources in a new one being built and the old one being scrapped and going to landfill:
1500 LITRES OF WATER
3000 KWH OF ELECTRICITY
22KG OF CHEMICALS
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700KG OF CO2
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GAME PLAN PC gaming continues to be the clear growth opportunity within the retail IT market, with components, peripherals and monitors driving this growth. Market research experts, GfK reported a 28% increase in the value of gaming keyboards and mice in the first quarter of 2017, whilst the increase in the amount of units sold was even higher. As a comparison, general sales during this period was down 5% compared to the same quarter in 2016 [source: GfK].
GfK have produced an infographic that illustrates the global opportunities offered by the gaming market; such as a 35% sales growth for gaming accessories in Western Europe and an increase in value of gaming products compared to nongaming equivalents – between 1.2x higher for headsets and 2.2x higher for mice.
THE GAME IS ON: GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY THE GAMING MARKET
GAMING ACCESSORIES ARE DRIVING MARKET GROWTH GLOBALLY... Sales value growth for gaming accessories Gaming monitors/keyboards/mice/headsets
Gaming continues to be the innovation driver in our sector. Thus far, we have already seen GPU and CPU brands push the envelope with AMD’s Ryzen processors and NVIDIA’s 1080 Ti graphics. The introduction of AMD’s