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Don’t hide behind the basket

Figures from statistics portal, statista.com, suggest that there are now 43.5 million people shopping online in the UK, while the…

Furnishing a future

Sustainability is a key watchword across the OP industry these days, with every sector embracing its principles to a greater…

Opinion: Demand for power

Energy. A simple word that has big implications for the global environment. The decline in consumption of business supplies has…

Opinion: Doing your bit

We’re lucky to work in the business products industry, as we deliver products and services that people use every day,…

Paper promises

The global paper industry continues to face headwinds, with pulp pricing, freight costs and capacity reductions all representing significant challenges…

Event Review: EPIC finale

Six years ago, US dealer groups Independent Stationers (IS) and TriMega confounded industry expectations by joining forces to produce a…

Category Update: Printing under pressure

The global imaging supplies industry has seen a major shake-up in the past 12 months, with significant consolidation occurring, including…

Final Word from Doug Ramsdale

Elsewhere in this issue of OPI, there’s an article on the trade war with China and what the implementation of…

Category Update: Lasting impressions

The stamping category continues to move forward, with sector leaders bullish about strong growth figures and lucrative prospects now being…

Category Update: Post modern

The number of traditional letters sent by post continues to decline. In the UK, the Royal Mail’s letter revenues fell…

How To: Pack a (digital) punch

In the first part of this How to… guide, I talked about the process of getting fit for digital business.…

Final Word from Myers Jordan

What’s going to happen? This seems to be one of the most frequently asked questions during industry discussions these days…

Category Update: Cleaning up

The biggest change in the jan/san sector over the past year has centred around the continuing digitisation of resellers as…

How To: Get fit for digital business

It’s not exactly breaking news that new invasive entrants are disrupting established office products ecosystems with their digital-first business operating…

Final Word from Debbie Nice

I’ve been involved with the office supplies community for 30 years and I’ve spent the past ten of those focused…

5 mins with… Regina Henrich

Best compliment you’ve ever received? Thank you for being there. Describe yourself in one sentence? I´m confident, ambitious, assertive, passionate…

Making an impact

Businesses are slowly becoming more conscious of the waste materials they produce but this change isn’t happening quickly enough. While…

How to boost productivity in an open-plan office

According to a recent Harvard study, workers in open-plan offices have 70% less physical interactions with other colleagues, making teams…

Final Word from Rick Toppin

OPI asked me an interesting question during a recent conversation: "What's it like being a Spirit of Life Honouree for…

5 mins with… Mike Tucker

What's your life philosophy?   I try to live by this golden rule: treat others the way you want to…

Big read

Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…