Tactus Group, a leading UK consumer technology, gaming and computing company, has acquired online gaming and technology retailer Box, further bolstering its status as a global PC gaming specialist.
Tamworth-based Box is an online retailer of consumer technology and specialist devices, with a customer base across the UK and Europe. Founded in 1996 by Mark Jordan, the company has scaled rapidly to become a £100m turnover business in 2021 and has diversified its product range to meet growing market demand for specialist custom-built and pre-built gaming PCs, laptops, components and associated technology products.
Box boasts a skilled team of over 140 employees, taking the Group’s headcount to over 350 individuals. The business operates from a purpose built 120,000 sq ft logistics centre, significantly expanding the scale of Tactus’ supply chain and operations across the UK and beyond, while providing enhanced capacity to accommodate the Group’s future growth.
The $200+ billion gaming industry is now the largest and fastest-growing form of entertainment globally, with the gaming PC market rapidly expanding as more gamers – from casual players to e-sports professionals – immerse
themselves in their own virtual communities. As a leading provider of own and third-party branded custom gaming PCs, component parts, equipment and accessories, Tactus is ideally positioned to benefit from these structural
This is the latest acquisition from Tactus in the gaming and technology sector as it strengthens its position in the industry and complements the Group’s portfolio of leading brands and companies.