Franceso Villa on why retail must change
Francesco Villa, CEO of Italian reseller Buffetti, talks to OPI about his company's new-look retail operation and what manufacturers have made of the firm's recent switch of focus to private-label products.
Complete's Ted Walter on the rise of independents
OPI talks to Ted Walter, head of independent dealer Complete Offices' California arm, about the rise of independent dealers
Millan Alvarez-Miranda on ADVEO's new strategy
Millan Alvarez-Miranda, CEO of European office products distributor ADVEO, speaks to OPI about his company's recent growth, its new business strategy and potential acquisitions in the future.
Top United execs on independent dealers
Todd Shelton and Harry Dochelli detail on United Stationers' plans for moving into other verticals, and how third-party providers can help independent dealers
United CEO Cody Phipps on industry challenges
OPI speaks to Cody Phipps, CEO and President of United Stationers, about the seismic changes affecting the industry, and how the wholesaler is dealing with them
Spicers CEO Alan Ball on all the events that have made his company headline news in 2012.
Shoplet CEO Tony Ellison on industry consolidation
The CEO of office products e-tailer Shoplet.com shares his predictions for consolidation between the big boxes
Gentile on dealers' relationships with wholesalers
Independent dealer Garvey's Office Products has recently left US dealer group TriMega to partner directly with wholesaler United Stationers.
Felicity Francis speaks to Independent Stationers chief Mike Gentile about the new partnership.
Integra Office Solutions boss Aidan McDonough assesses the OP market and isn't ruling out dealer group consolidation in the UK. Any takers?
LC Industries CEO Bill Hudson on big boxes, independent dealers and the OP industry as a whole.
Michael Morris: The necessity of Generation Y
Fresh ideas, energy and a source of future managers are just some things that Generation Y can bring to the office products industry, says dealer group TriMega's Michael Morris
Leading office products magazine OPI talks to Westcoast founder Joe Hemani...
Scrubs Breakroom 6 Pack Caddy
COLOP Liquid Wood
100% original printing supplies. Alpha International
Duck Tape Commercial
Find more cool Duck Tape uses and crafts by joining the Duck Tape Club at http://ducktapeclub.com.
Logitech BCC950 ConferenceCam
The amazingly simple and affordable Logitech ConferenceCam combines professional HD video and superior speakerphone audio to enable small group video conferencing.
Deflecto - Millionaire Wall - Decorative Wall Panels
GOJO - LTX and ADX Dispensers and soap formulations
GOJO has recently introduced two hand soap and hand sanitizer dispensing systems that put the focus on reliability, ease of servicing and sustainability.
Logitech - Wireless Solar Keyboard K750
Logitech's Solar-powered keyboard charges itself whenever there is light, so you can say goodbye to batteries, power bricks and charging stations.
ACCO Brands - Stack-and-Shred 500X
The perfect productivity enhancing shredder for shared use by up to 10 people. Its hands free auto feed chamber even accepts legal-size paper.
Office Star Products - SPACE 829 Series
The SPACE 829 Series provides seating freedom. The chair automatically adjusts reclining tension based on the individual user's weight.
Newell Rubbermaid - Paper Mate Inkjoy
Paper Mate InkJoy is a line of 7 new pens with a revolutionary ink system for effortless writing.
Fellowes - Fellowes® Tilt ‘n Slide Pro™ Keyboard Manager
Experience first class comfort with the innovative new Tilt ‘n Slide Pro™ Keyboard Manager!
Mayline - e5™
e5 is a complete line of open plan workstations designed for collaborative, team-based environments. e5 can be seamlessly configured for benching, personal workstations, and even private-office applications using its broad offering of surfaces and storage options.
MooreCo Inc - Agility Tables
Multi-functional and revolutionary Agility Tables set up in less than five minutes!
Safco - Cava® Urth™
By turning recycled materials into chairs, Cava® Urth™ is the latest in eco design.
SentrySafe - Guardian(TM)Storage Box
The Guardian™ Storage Box is the only long term storage container that is proven to protect your items from fire, water and other environmental damage.
Rubbermaid Commercial Products - Rubbermaid Hygen Clean Water System Filter Bucket
The Rubbermaid Hygen Clean Water System Filter Bucket is truly a state of the art Microfiber Cleaning System that is changing the way people clean their floors.
Newell Rubbermaid/DYMO - LabelManager 500TS
The first standalone office touch screen label maker from DYMO®.
3M - 3M™ Privacy Screen Protector
3M™ Privacy Screen Protector for iPad®2. Protects your screen and provides privacy in horizontal position.
HP - TopShot LaserJet Pro M275
HP's Hit product, the TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 represents a new category for HP LaserJet MFP
Green Erase® Eco Friendly Multi-Purpose Cleaner Concerntrate
Green Erase® environmentally responsible multi-purpose cleaner concentrate is made from readily biodegradable ingredients.For more information on this product please visit the Innovation page: Green Erase® Eco Friendly Multi-Purpose Cleaner Concentrate
Bostitch® Epic Staplers
Stanley Bostitch® B777 Epic™ Staplers – New from Stanley Bostitch®, the Epic™ Staplers are a new high performance stapler. They include many unique features such as a flip out remover, integrated staple storage, comfort rubber cap and antimicrobial protection. Aside from a sleek Black color, it comes in vibrant modern colors - Candy Apple Red and Ice Blue Metallic.
Fellowes TV AD Campaign
Fellowes is launching a new TV ad as part of an integrated campaign to promote its shredder line-up.
MMF Industries' product spot
MMF Industries is a leading supplier of security, cash handling and metal products serving the financial, office products, retail, and hospitality industries as well as government agencies.
You can find its products under the MMF Industries and STEELMASTER brand
Jeffrey Hayzlett on the OPI European Forum
Vision show a success in Las Vegas
OPI asks some of United Stationers' top executives and Vision attendees for their feedback on the show
EOPA 2012 Industry Achievement
EOPA 2012 Professional of the Year
EOPA 2012 Online Initiative
Presenting the award Christian Langvad from OTTO Office. The winner was Pilot Corporation of Europe with the FiXion Ball campaign.
EOPA 2012 Wholesaler of Year
Sponsored by Newell Rubbermaid. Presenting the award Pierre-Yves Gestin from Newell Rubbermaid. Winner was Corwell.
EOPA 2012 Environmental product Award
Sponsored by Fiskars. Presenting the award Richard Bishop from Fiskars. Winner was helit innovative Buroprodukte, Greenlogic Letter Tray
EOPA 2012 Core Office Product Award
Presenting the award Felicity Francis editor of OPI.
EOPA 2012 Regional Reseller Award
Sponsored by Pilot. Presenting the award Marcwl Ringeard from Pilot. Winner was Dacris Impex
EOPA 2012 Dealer Group Award
Sponsored by HSM. Presenting the award Bob Ouellette from HSM of America. Winner was Quantore
EOPA 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility
Presenting the award from Andrea Davis from Fellowes Europe. Winner was Lyreco
EOPA 2012 Global Expansion Award
Sponsored by Messe Frankfurt. Presenting the award Detluf Braun from Messe Frankfurt. Winner was HSM
EOPA 2012 Facilities Management Award
Presenting the award Jonathan Smith Avery Office Products. Winner was Dyson, Dyson Airblade Hand Dryer.
EOPA 2012 New Product Innovation
Presenting the award Francesco Villa from Gruppo Buffetti. Winner was Esselte Leitz, Leitz iLam Laminators
EOPA 2012 Marketing Initiative
Presenting the award Georg Wolf. Winner was Brother International Europe, 141% Campaign
EOPA 2012 Reseller of the Year
Sponsored by 3M. Presenting the award Jolanda De Vries from 3M. Winner was Kaut-Bullinger
EOPA 2012 Vendor of the Year
Presenting the award John Watson from Lyreco. Winner was SCA
EOPA 2012 Technology Award
Presenting the award Bruno Peyroles from Bureau Vallee. Winner was Plantronics, Savi W740 Multi Device Wireless Headset System.
City of Hope's Citizens of Hope
Get to know our Citizens of Hope better. They share the same hope, but have different reasons for joining the fight against cancer, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS. Watch them tell their stories and become a Citizen of Hope at http://www.cityofhope.org/citizen.
Climb of Life raises £1 million
In its 25th year, the UK office products industry’s annual Climb of Life has met its target to achieve a total of £1 million ($1.6 million). Click here to read the full article
'A Day Made Better' teacher thank you message
Last year, OfficeMax's 'A Day Made Better' event saw 30,000 OfficeMax associates honour more than 1,000 teachers at elementary schools across the US with $1 million worth of classroom supplies.
OfficeMax's a Day Made Better
OfficeMax is donating $1 million in classroom supplies to teachers throughout the US as part of its annual surprise events held on 4 October.
City of Hope's Power of Hope Campaign
The Power of Hope is the largest and most comprehensive fundraising campaign in City of Hope's history. This ambitious initiative will raise $1 billion in support of its mission — to cure and prevent cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The campaign will culminate in 2013, City of Hope's centennial.
Since its founding, its work has been advanced by generous individuals, corporations, foundations and chapters from across the country. This national support has already helped it raise $550 million of its $1 billion goal.
Today, City of Hope is better positioned than ever before to change the landscape of cancer research and treatment.
To learn more about the Power of Hope campaign and support City of Hope, please visit http://www.powerofhopecampaign.org.
Tron homage wins Duck Tape ad contest
This homage to the classic eighties film Tron has been crowned the winner of the ‘Stuck on Duck’ video contest hosted by Duck Tape in partnership with creative crowdsourcing site Tongal.
This video, entitled ‘Duck Tron’, was created by San Francisco Bay Area media company Ryactive, who say that they shot it on a shoestring budget.
CPD gives book proceeds to charity Fresh2o
29 June 2013 - 29 June 2013 Orlando
The fourth annual awards programme for North American manufacturers and dealers. Encouraging innovation and giving recognition to those individuals and companies that working to deliver real value for the dealer community.
3 November 2013 - 5 November 2013 The Langham, Chicago, USA
An invitation-only forum for CEOs and senior executives from the business supplies and associated sectors.