Radiola Corporation has stopped trading as of this month, after vendor partner Samsung reclaimed distribution of its own consumer electronics products.
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Samsung will distribute its own consumer electronics range locally from the beginning of March, as part of a mutual agreement with current distributor Radiola Corporation. The range includes televisions, digital imaging and audiovisual products, along with whitegoods. “This new arrangement is part of an ongoing strategy that will ensure Samsung continues to develop close relationships with its business partners, retailers and consumers,” the company said in a statement. Samsung’s IT products are distributed by Ingram Micro.
Radiola Corporation is closing its Samsung brand store in Auckland's Newmarket, with immediate effect.
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