back to article Dabs founder Dave Atherton returns to techland

Dave Atherton, the founder, one-time CEO and owner at Dabs has returned to the IT industry as chairman of distributor Entatech, with a turnaround mission in mind. Atherton, who sold his online tat bazaar to BT for £24m a decade ago, has since worked on numerous projects including property development and more recently a site …

Cheers

Cheers for letting us know, I'll stick that one on the avoid list for any future purchases.

(Dabs under that bloke was the first company I ever had to sue via small claims - successfully of course).

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Re: Cheers

I came here to say I'd be watching for just the opposite reason, I always got good service from Dabs. However...

I just had a look at their web site, everything is 'Log in for pricing'. They can poke that where the sun doesn't shine. They'll only learn about me when I decide to buy and without pricing I will never decide to buy from Entatech.

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"I just had a look at their web site, everything is 'Log in for pricing'. They can poke that where the sun doesn't shine. They'll only learn about me when I decide to buy and without pricing I will never decide to buy from Entatech."

That's because they're a distributor not a retailer. If you're not a trade buyer, they're not the supplier for you - but if you are a trade buyer their pricing is actually not too bad.

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"online tat bazaar"

Why does anyone who owns a web shopping outfit have to have it branded an "online tat bazaar" by The Reg? Once it just referred to Ebay, now its anything that sells.

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