The Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics business unit of Ingram Micro announced at its annual vendor and dealer show in Scottsdale, Ariz. Tuesday evening that it is rebranding itself as Consumer Technology Solutions, a business division within Ingram Micro.
Craig Birmingham, vice president and general manager of the newly named Consumer Technology Solutions (CTS) business unit of Ingram Micro, spoke at the annual product Expo in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week about how the company was evolving to capitalize on the trends and “decision-drivers” informing both the consumer marketplace and the buying decisions of CTS’s customer base. He also offered a few facts about the Expo itself, and broad-view perspectives on the market factors that are most profoundly impacting CTS customers’ business.
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Dealerscope spoke with Tom Bamrick, executive director and general manager of Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics (IMCE), on the heels of the distributor’s annual Spring Vendor Expo at the Westin Kierland Commons in Scottsdale last week. Here’s what he had to say about company initiatives and the goals set at the Show for the balance of 2014:
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