Gem is one of leading distributors in the UK. Gem distributes video gaming hardware and software, peripherals, PC software, toys, and books. The company achieved a £265 million revenues in 2008 – 2009. It is a part of DCC PLC, a £6.4 billion business.
35.5% of Gem’s revenues came form console hardware and software sales,37.9% came from computer software sales, 18.7% from computer peripherals, and 4.9% from consumer electronics and media.
Gem Distribution customer base includes the whole range of product distribution channel, with 53.5% of sales directly to retail companies, 23.2% to etail, 16.0% to catalogs, 5.7% to supermarkets, and 1.6% to other distributors and wholesalers.