Office World to offer Time PCs new outlet

Time Computer Systems has linked with Office World to offer PCs through the retail chain’s stores.

From mid-September the computer manufacturer will display and sell PCs from 56 Office World stores.

Colin Silcock, sales director of Time, says: “It’s a strategic partnership aimed at business users as well as private individuals.”

Time will be the only computer manufacturer to have a PC concession with Office World stores.

The deal replaces an earlier in-store concession agreement with Byte.

The retail chain was forced to consider the sale of PCs following the purchase of Byte by the rival Dixons Group.

Time is continuing to expand its own retail chain and plans to trade from 120 outlets (including the Office World concessions) from November.

Time is a member of the Burnley-Granville Technology Group. It was formed in 1987 to target first-time computer buyers.

In March, Time appointed BDH, part of the Omnicom-owned BDDP-GGT group, as its first above-the-line advertising agency. The creative account is understood to be worth 11m.

Latest from Marketing Week


Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and opinion that will help you do your job better.

Register and receive the best content from the only UK title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work. The more we know about our visitors, the better and more relevant content we can provide for them. And, yes, knowing our audience better helps us find commercial partners too. Don't worry, we won't share your information with other parties, unless you give us permission to do so.

Register now


Our award winning editorial team (PPA Digital Brand of the Year) ask the big questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.


From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we are your guide.


Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3703 or email

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here