CDW Reports Strong Third Quarter Sales

By Sara Driscoll  |  Posted 2007-10-11 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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CDW has reported total sales in the third quarter of 2007 are up by 21 percent year on year.

CDW said sales for the third quarter of 2007 were $2.1 billion compared to $1.7 billion in the third quarter of 2006, an increase of 21.8 percent.

Average daily sales for the Vernon Hills, Ill., company in the third quarter of 2007 were $33.6 million compared to $27.6 million in the third quarter of 2006, representing a 21.8 percent increase, the company said in a statement.

Total corporate sector segment sales in the third quarter of 2007 were $1.2 billion compared to $1 billion in the third quarter of 2006, representing an increase of 12.6 percent. Third quarter of 2007 average daily sales for the corporate sector segment were $19.4 million compared to $17.2 million in the third quarter of 2006, representing a 12.6 percent increase.

Total public sector segment sales in the third quarter were $766.3 million compared to $651.1 million in the same period last year, representing an increase of 17.7 percent. Third quarter of 2007 average daily sales for the public sector segment were $12.2 million compared to $10.3 million in the third quarter of 2006, representing an increase of 17.7 percent.

The company said that its third quarter 2007 results do include sales from its Oct. 11, 2006 acquisition of Berbee Information Networks; however, third quarter 2006 results do not include Berbee sales.

Product categories that achieved the strongest year-over-year unit volume growth for the month on an average daily basis included desktop computers, data storage, software, video and memory.

The company is scheduled to announce third-quarter earnings results on Oct. 23.

 
 
 
 
Sara Driscoll began her journalism career at 16 years old on her local newspaper, The Watford Observer. Working part time, she covered a range of beats. Leaving to complete her Journalism Degree at Bournemouth University, UK, Sara then went on to graduate and work for Emap. She began as a reporter on APR, Emap's construction title, being promoted to senior reporter with a year.Sara then joined VNU Business Publications as Deputy News Editor on CRN, the weekly trade title for channel players. She covered industry/business news from vendors, distributors and resellers, product announcements, partner announcements as well as market and trend analysis, research and in depth articles to predict up and coming trends in the sector. She was promoted within a year to News Editor, a year later to Deputy Editor and the following year became Editor. Sara remained editor of CRN for three years, launching the magazine on new platforms including CRN TV and eBooks, as well as several magazine and web site redesigns. She was called on for expert industry comment from various publications including appearing on live BBC news programs. Sara joined Ziff Davis Enterprise as Editor of eWeek Channel Insider. She runs the title in all formats – online up to the minute news, newsletters, emails alerts and events. She also manages the brand of Channel Insider in all formats - events, shows, awards, panel debates and roundtables.Sara can be reached at:sara.driscoll@ziffdavisenterprise.com
 
 
 
 
 
























 
 
 
 
 
 

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