Texet Sales

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Texet Sales
Headquarters Manchester, United Kingdom

The Hira Company Ltd (incorporating Texet Sales Ltd) is a family-owned UK company specialising in the import and distribution of consumables.[1] It is based in Manchester, England.[2]

Their subsidiary Texet was founded in the 1970s[3] and focuses on calculators and electronic gadgets. It was partly responsible for driving Sinclair out of the pocket calculator market,[4] often with devices manufactured in Far Eastern countries such as Hong Kong and South Korea.[5] The company still sells calculators and similar devices under the Texet name and (according to their own figures) have 26% of the UK calculator market.[6]

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  1. ^ Hira Corporate website, Flash intro, hira.co.uk; article retrieved 30 October 2006
  2. ^ Hira Corporate website, hira.co.uk; article retrieved 30 October 2006
  3. ^ About Texet, texet.com; article retrieved 30 October 2006
  4. ^ "Your Computer" Texet TX-8000 review, located at gondolin.org.uk; article dated April 1983, retrieved 30 October 2006
  5. ^ Texet calculators, buffalocalcs.org; article retrieved 30 October 2006
  6. ^ Texet news release, texet.co.uk; article retrieved 30 October 2006