Executive Briefing is an in depth look behind the latest major OP news stories.
22 May 2013Executive Briefing Item
Staples says growth strategies are starting to pay dividends.
8 May 2013Executive Briefing Item
Could contract share losses be a sign of things to come?
1 May 2013Executive Briefing Item
Analysts' questions largely focused on the future of Office Depot's operations in Mexico and the proposed merger with OfficeMax during the first quarter earnings conference call.
26 April 2013Executive Briefing Item
Coffee compatibles are starting to take off.
19 April 2013Executive Briefing Item
OPI speaks to Vasanta's Steve Haworth following Q1 sales release.
12 April 2013Executive Briefing Item
Next generation of OP leaders in the UK encouraged to seize new opportunities.
5 April 2013Executive Briefing Item
Is Google's same-day experiment viable?
26 March 2013Executive Briefing Item
UK reseller office2office (o2o) says its strategy is to gain market share as the contracted office supplies market continues to face downward pressures.
8 March 2013Executive Briefing Item
Industry reacts to the formation of the new Office Products Software Alliance.
6 March 2013Executive Briefing Item
Staples provided an update on its strategic initiatives during today's earnings conference call.
26 February 2013Executive Briefing Item
European group holds its first ADVEO World event in Paris.
21 February 2013Executive Briefing Item
Ravi Saligram and Neil Austrian say they are now dancing to the same tune.
14 February 2013Executive Briefing Item
Soon-to-be ACCO CEO Boris Elisman got his first taste of a quarterly earnings call with analysts yesterday.
6 February 2013Executive Briefing Item
OPI speaks to Alan Ball and Tony Ellison following this week's announcement that Shoplet is to enter the UK.
1 February 2013Executive Briefing Item
A closer look at this week's announcement that a deal for Avery's Office & Consumer Products (OCP) business has been reached.
25 January 2013Executive Briefing Item
Latest SEC filing suggests activist shareholder is vying for a place on Depot's board.
17 January 2013Executive Briefing Item
New Velocity Lab in Massachusetts to drive next stage of e-commerce innovation.
4 January 2013Executive Briefing Item
Photizo CEO Ed Crowley predicts an interesting year ahead for the print, imaging supplies and managed print services (MPS) sectors.
20 December 2012Executive Briefing Item
OPI speaks to Lyreco's new partner in India, Benir e-Store Solutions.
10 December 2012Executive Briefing Item
OPI's 2012 European Forum poses some tough questions for the OP industry.
6 December 2012Executive Briefing Item
Italian reseller is developing a multichannel offer around its iconic brand.
28 November 2012Executive Briefing Item
Italian operations restructured under a new name.
14 November 2012Executive Briefing Item
Staples provided an update of its strategic plan during today's earnings conference call.
8 November 2012Executive Briefing Item
Mixed reaction from the office products industry to Obama's re-election.
31 October 2012Executive Briefing Item
ACCO's Q3 results and conference call threw up a number of points that represent the current state of the OP industry.
24 October 2012Executive Briefing Item
Continued above-average growth with online resellers was a key message from United Stationers' third quarter earnings conference call yesterday.
11 October 2012Executive Briefing Item
Spicers UK & Ireland CEO Alan Ball shares his frank views on independent dealers, e-commerce and Amazon.
4 October 2012Executive Briefing Item
HP presented its strategic vision yesterday, but got clobbered by the investment community after it lowered its earnings forecast for this year.
26 September 2012Executive Briefing Item
Share price dips after strategic plan revealed
21 September 2012Executive Briefing Item
Firm claims 30% savings on print costs without loss of quality.
12 September 2012Executive Briefing Item
Spicers and Pantum in exclusive distribution agreement.
30 August 2012Executive Briefing Item
Leading South African reseller Waltons is undergoing a major shake-up under new Managing Director Dave Jenkins.
23 August 2012Executive Briefing Item
Active membership drive planned as model proves itself.
16 August 2012Executive Briefing Item
Disappointing Q2 results likely to spark major changes, especially at the International division.
8 August 2012Executive Briefing Item
Office Depot has said it will speed up a review of its retail operations after yesterday's disappointing quarterly results.
3 August 2012Executive Briefing Item
Big box responds to shareholder complaints by reinstating dividend and reviewing balance sheet.
25 July 2012Executive Briefing Item
United Stationers' share price dropped almost 6% yesterday despite earnings per share for the second quarter beating Wall Street estimates.
20 July 2012Executive Briefing Item
Spicers UK & Ireland CEO Alan Ball has told OPI that its Ernie's Office Supplies store on Amazon Marketplace is not a direct-to-end-user reseller.
4 July 2012Executive Briefing Item
OPI spoke to Staples' VP of Business Interiors John Michael following the recent NeoCon show in Chicago.
28 June 2012Executive Briefing Item
Independent Stationers (IS) is implementing a new national accounts model that allows its dealers to leverage their own inventories.
22 June 2012Executive Briefing Item
BPGI Chairman Claude Ackermann has defended the buying consortium after suggestions that the organisation is no longer relevant.
11 June 2012Executive Briefing Item
Progressive US dealer committed to acquisition strategy.
1 June 2012Executive Briefing Item
Apple products have already helped boost store traffic at Office Depot stores in France.
24 May 2012Executive Briefing Item
There wasn't too much to glean from yesterday's quarterly earnings conference call from HP.
17 May 2012Executive Briefing Item
Staples' shares fell by 6% yesterday after investors were unimpressed with its first quarter results and outlook.
9 May 2012Executive Briefing Item
A closer look at OfficeMax's first quarter results and the key takeaways from yesterday's conference call.
2 May 2012Executive Briefing Item
A closer look at Office Depot's first quarter results.
25 April 2012Executive Briefing Item
United Stationers' first quarter revenue growth of 2.8% was all the more impressive given its drop in sales to its big box customers.
20 April 2012Executive Briefing Item
The UK's largest retailer opens up its website to third parties.
13 April 2012Executive Briefing Item
OPI speaks to Plaisio's George Gerardos about the Greek company's strong 2011 results.
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