Metropolitan Computers receives Acer's Best Regional Sales Growth
Metropolitan Computers, the Information Technology arm of the
Metropolitan Group received the South Asia Pacific regional top sales
growth award from Acer Singapore for outstanding sales performance
despite global economic and market setbacks, from among five countries
in the region.
AGM Marketing, Metropolitan Computers
B.S. Lakmal receives the award from Managing Director, Acer
Singapore Nee Pin Gek
Sri Lanka's Acer computer sales doubled over the last year, reaching
twice as many customers in every part of the country and in every sector
in Sri Lanka.
Metropolitan Computers, distributors of Acer computers and laptops
have also widened its presence through the dealer and branch network
attracting more customers from the recently liberated north and the
Currently, it has more than 150 dealer points islandwide to reach the
"Our strategy to expand our customer base was simple.
Basically we identified the customer segments and offered them the
product that matched their requirement.
For instance, we initiated a student offer where we offered them
laptop with features that suited their studies at affordable rates as a
said Ali Azhar, Manager, Acer Channel Development at Metropolitan
In 2010, Metropolitan Computers received the regional award for Most
Innovative in marketing award from Acer Singapore for its campaigning
ideas that helped improve Acer's brand equity and market share in Sri
Metropolitan Computers is one of Sri Lanka's pioneer IT companies
with over 20 years experience, growth and innovation.