A quarter of US resellers could suffer 'unrecoverable financial distress', influential analyst predicts

Doug Woodburn
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Jay McBain outlines how three COVID-19 scenarios Forrester is modelling could hit the channel

A quarter of US resellers could hit the wall as a result of COVID-19, Forrester analyst Jay McBain has predicted. Some 25 per cent of the 150,000 channel partners in the US will experience "unrecoverable financial distress" in the most likely of three ‘scenarios' Forrester is modelling for the US economy and tech sector, McBain wrote in a blog post. McBain said the mildest of the three scenarios - Scenario A - would force upwards of 10 per cent of VARs, MSPs and other tech solution prov...

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