Core Group, distributors of Apple and Nintendo in South Africa, has been appointed as Griffin Technology's sole distributor for Africa.
Core Group has represented Griffin Technology in Southern Africa since 2003 but the US supplier of accessories of personal computing and digital media has now decided to concentrate its Africa business with Core Group and expand the contract territory to include all of Africa, including Mauritius, Réunion and Madagascar.
"We are very excited to have been chosen by Griffin as their single representative in South Africa. They have proven to be one of world's most successful suppliers of iPod accessories, and our business with them has been growing rapidly," says RJ van Spaandonk, Core Group's executive director.
Commenting on the market potential for Griffin's products, he adds: "Now that we are their prime partner in this territory, and given the imminent launch of the iPhone in South Africa, Griffin's business is expected to explode, and customers can look forward to an ever growing and exciting range of accessories to personalise their favourite portable Apple product, or extend its functionality."
Griffin Technology is offers accessories that "power, protect and connect" digital music players, such as the Apple iPod, SanDisk Sansa and Microsoft Zune. Products include FM transmitters, cases, speaker systems, power solutions, car solutions, audio/video solutions and cables.
The company also offers essential accessories for (Mac & PC) personal computers, such as cables and adapters.