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iVisions GmbH is looking for an International Account Manager

Posted: 1 February

iVisions GmbH is looking for an International Account Manager.

Job description

Starting Date: 15th Feb. 2018
Location: Home Office based in USA, LATAM, UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Czech or Poland

As an International Account Manager, you will join an international team of experts of distribution of consumer electronics and IT Products.

You will be responsible to develop partnerships with B2B resellers, worldwide distributors, E-Commerce channels...

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More Industry Cloning’s

Posted: 23 November

More Industry Cloning’s

IPT have been informed of 3+ more attempted cloning’s in recent days – *Please be very careful*

Some fraudsters are CLONING huge companies like Exertis, BT. Plus some are using FAKE skypes & emails for smaller companies as well. 

But of course huge companies lie BT & Exertis will not be contacting traders to buy goods …… NEVER. 

You must be professional and check not only...

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Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Posted: 4 October
European Commission - Fact Sheet

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Brussels, 4 October 2017

Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU

Why does the EU's VAT system need reform?

The current VAT rules for cross-border trade between businesses in EU Member States date back to 1993, just after the creation of the Single Market. At the time, they were meant to be transitional. The rules do not take into account technological...

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UAE firms must prove VAT-compliance

Posted: 25 September

UAE logistics firms must prove VAT-compliance
by ASC Staff on Sep 25, 2017, www.arabiansupplychain.com

Companies operating in the UAE will need to prove their VAT compliance to tax officials, according to Girish Chand, director, MCA Chartered Accountants, who spoke at the VAT Talks conference in Dubai.

The sessions were held to discuss the impact of VAT on business operations, especially their supply chain, working capital, commercial operations...

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Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Posted: 12 November

Warning - More Cloning Attempts

Please be as careful as possible when doing your deals & checks.

We have more reports of attempted clonings  - from giving others vat numbers to changing bank details on invoices and trying to defraud companies.

Note: This is especially true for big french companies - be especially aware if you are approached and do triple checks! most times it is a cloning attempt!

Stay alert and report any to IPT.

If you...

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Mobile News Online

HMD Global raises $100m in bid to push Nokia devices

21 May - 16:19

The firm claims to being valued at $1 billion after the round of investments HMD Global, the company behind the Nokia relaunch, has raised $100 million (£74.5m) to fund strategies to push Nokia handsets. This round of investment was led by Swiss venture capital firm Ginko Ventures, with participation from DMJ Asia Investment Opportunity. Also investing

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Citycom passes Vodafone tests

21 May - 15:46

Updated Vodafone partnership programme welcome CityCom London-based business telecoms solutions provider CityCom has been given Vodafone total communications partner status. The deal is expected to boost the reseller’s turnover to £5 million by the end of next year. The company has expanded from mobile and unified comms products into security and fibre connectivity. It had

The post Citycom passes Vodafone tests appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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LG unveils new and improved Q7 range with smartphones expected to land in June

21 May - 15:03

LG will add more premium features to the new mid-range Q7 including; new cameras, AI, audio, IP68 rating and fingerprint sensor LG has announced the 2018 LG Q7, its latest mid-range smartphone and introduces three new devices in the Q7, Q7 plus and Q7a. It is expected the Q7 will ship into key European markets

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Meet the CEO who is turning around Kondor’s ailing profits

21 May - 14:51

The distributor is undergoing a renaissance masterminded by charismatic new boss Beatrice Lafon (pictured above)  “We’re probably among the most profitable accessories distributor in the country and potentially the world”, says the bullish chief executive officer of Dorset-based accessories company Kondor. Beatrice Lafon joined Kondor one year ago after being headhunted by recruitment firm Skill

The post Meet the CEO who is turning around Kondor’s ailing profits appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Honor 10 on course to smash sales records of all previous launches

21 May - 10:30

Honor 10 predicted to smash sales with the new Honor 10 released last week.  Honor are expecting its new Honor 10, to sell double the number of its Honor 9 predecessor. The phone sold out within six hours of launch in Spain. Speaking at the launch of the latest device, Honor president George Zhao said

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Exertis passes £3bn revenue milestone as profits increase

21 May - 10:00

Revenue spurt from gains in audio-visual, gaming, and upsurge in components demand.  Exertis has posted another “strong year” recording a 16.3 per cent jump in operating profits to £47.8 million. The leading distributor also hit the £3 billion milestone in revenue for its 2018 financial year ending March 31. Market share gains in the audio

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O2 to stock Moroccan blue LG G7 ThinQ

21 May - 09:28

It costs £619 prepaid while pay monthly prices start at £37 per month with a £9.99 upfront O2 has opened pre-orders for the LG G7 Thin Q Moroccan blue which it holds exclusive rights to stock in the UK The LG flagship will be released in the UK at the end of this month (May

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Alcatel launches UK advertising campaign to push 3 Series

18 May - 17:15

The manufacturer will advertise through street placements, online, and social media Alcatel has launched a nationwide advertising campaign to promote the four device strong Alcatel 3 series. The UK’s third largest manufacturer in terms of shipment volumes (according to GfK), will advertise through street placements, online, and social media. Alcatel launched the 3 series at

The post Alcatel launches UK advertising campaign to push 3 Series appeared first on Mobile News Online.

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Three announces it will no longer sell 3G-only handsets

18 May - 15:37

Current 3G customers will still be able to use their devices. Three has announced that it will become the first UK operator to no longer be selling 3G mobile phones. The network launched in 2003 with a 3G only service and has 10 million customers. Customers that are currently using a 3G device, will still

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HMD Global launches Nokia 8 Sirocco in UK

17 May - 16:48

The top-tier smartphone features in black for £649 prepaid HMD Global has launched its top-tier smartphone the Nokia 8 Sirocco in the UK today. The vendor made the announcement today but customers could pick one up since yesterday (May 17). It is available at: Carphone Warehouse, John Lewis, Mobile Phones Direct and Amazon for £649

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