Press Releases

22/11/2018

AB Group continues to grow thanks to a unique business model

AB Group, the largest distributor of IT solutions and consumer electronics in Poland and the CEE region, has concluded yet another successful quarter. Even in times of demanding market conditions, the Group generates stable turnover, solid profits and cash surplus, has an exemplary balance sheet structure and safe financial indicators. In the first quarter of FY2018/19 (July–September,) AB Group recorded revenues of EUR 437.1 million, which is a slight improvement compared to the results from the previous year. This enabled the Group to generate an EBITDA result of EUR 4.8 million and a net profit of EUR 2.7 million. Equity grew to more than EUR 173 million, exceeding the values seen on competitors’ balance sheets several times over. This manifestation of a responsible strategy led to a situation where, at the end of September this year, financial debt accounted for only 30% of equity, and the net debt to EBITDA ratio was at a safe 2.1x. Thanks to the exemplary quality of financial settlements, AB Group was also distinguished by financial institutions – the list of accolades includes the Golden Payer title awarded by Euler Hermes for the highest payment morality. High and stable liquidity ratios go hand in hand with the lowest SG&A ratio (only 2.7%) in the industry, which shows the efficiency of the distributor’s operations.


29/10/2018

AB S.A. named innovation leader by Wprost

During the 2018 Wprost Innowatory Award Gala, Andrzej Przybyło, creator and Chairman of the Board of AB S.A. received a distinction in the category of Business Services.


26/10/2018

Microsoft awards AB S.A.

During this year’s 2018 Microsoft Partner Strategy Conference, Microsoft distinguished the best partner companies. AB S.A. was the winner in the “Distributor: Software and Device Sales” category
17/10/2018

AB Integration Academy – yet another successful enterprise industry meeting

The 14th edition of the AB Integration Academy – the annual meeting of the largest companies in the enterprise sector – gathered nearly 200 representatives of integrators and producers from all over Poland. The event was organised by AB S.A. – the largest IT distributor in Poland.


21/09/2018

New brands of specialist monitors in AB S.A.

The market for professional and specialist monitors is constantly growing. They are used in a variety of fields, including monitoring and security, as well as medical fields. Despite their different purposes and working environments, they are all characterised by their high quality and advanced technologies. AG Neovo and Beacon products join the product portfolio of the Wrocław-based distributor – AB S.A.


17/09/2018

AB Group increases market share on the IT distribution market, intensifies multidirectional development into new sectors as well

·         AB Group - first choice distributor in the CEE region: crushing success in the rating of resellers in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia;

·         Long-term success of business projects: AB Group shares its experience and competence to develop other businesses, where it achieved spectacular increases in the last fiscal year - Digital Signage (+53%), Gaming (+221%);

·         Notable effects of the long-term development strategy: AB Group, being an absolute leader in the IT distribution sector, keeps increasing its market share (increase in Q2 2018 by 4% YoY), among other things, thanks to the broadest, available "on the spot" product offer, e-commerce tools and automation of logistic processes;

·         Increased profitability in Q2 2018: positive effects of sales strategy focused on product and channel diversification;

-     Situation after FY 2017/2018: strong market leader's position in Poland and the whole CEE region in the sector of IT distribution and consumer electronic goods;solid profits, safe financial ratios, the industry’s lowest SG&A expenses in the demanding market conditions


17/09/2018

Polish market sees new cooperation of IT leaders

We can talk a lot about great technological progress. On the one hand, people became accustomed to the fact that more and more devices and solutions appear on the market, engineered to meet their needs. On the other hand, the progress keeps surprising us at every step. Imagination and opportunities in this sector are nigh unlimited. Many products that seemed irrational were shown in science fiction films at first. However, a few years later they were shown in the real world. Such devices include smart home products, which are becoming a reliable solution in every household.


22/08/2018

IT Night on data security

Attacks on networks are becoming more and more advanced, while security solutions need to do everything they can to keep pace with them. The main topics of the next edition of IT Night will be issues related to data storage and security. The meeting will take place on the 5th of September (Wednesday) at 6.45 p.m. in Barbara on Świdnicka Street in Wrocław
18/07/2018

Video content from the distributor – AB S.A. responds to e-commerce trends

One of the often-mentioned trends in e-commerce is content marketing – creating and delivering content that customers are looking for themselves. In recent years, video content has become an increasingly important aspect of content marketing. The impact of video on the audience is crucial. 73% of marketers who participated in the Web Video Marketing Council survey confirm that video has a positive impact on marketing results
25/06/2018

Pioneering postgraduate studies with AB S.A.

The alliance of science and business – Wrocław-based AB S.A., the largest distributor of IT and consumer electronics in Poland, as well as Central and Eastern Europe, together with WSB University in Wrocław created new post-graduate programme – “Cloud computing IT Solutions.” Recruitment for the two-semester programme is currently underway
20/06/2018

Largest AB Innovation Days trade show in history

For the fifth time, AB S.A. – the largest distributor of IT solutions, household appliances and consumer electronics in Central and Eastern Europe – organised AB Innovation Days, the most important household appliance and consumer electronics trade show for the distribution industry. This year’s meeting took place in the Gołębiewski Hotel in Mikołajki on the 16th and 17th of June 2018
13/06/2018

M4B, Polish digital signage producer joins AB S.A. product portfolio

The average lead time for a LED screen, which can be used by a company as an advertising medium is about 10-12 weeks. Now such products will be available from stock. How is it possible? AB S.A., the largest distributor of IT and consumer electronics in Central and Eastern Europe, signed a distribution agreement with M4B – a Polish manufacturer of digital signage solutions based on high quality LED modules.


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