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Event Review: EOPA 2019

The leading lights of the European business supplies sector came together in early March to celebrate exceptional companies, personalities and…

Comment April 2019

As the dust settles on the momentous Staples/Essendant deal and with CORE Live out of the way, Sandy Douglas and…

EOPA 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the 18th European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.…

Staples Solutions holds vendor meeting in Amsterdam

European reseller Staples Solutions yesterday held its vendor meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the eve of OPI’s Partnership event…

Big Interview: The reinvention of HP Inc

It’s been almost four and a half years since HP made its transformational announcement in October 2014 that ultimately split…

Hot Topic: Between a rock and a hard place

Everybody does it (almost), nobody really likes it (almost), price is the most common reason for getting involved (almost always)…

Research: The modern workforce in focus

Over the past few years, the needs of the office workforce have continued to change as technologies and staff behaviour…

Event Review: City of Hope Tour and Hall of Fame Dinner

Members of the National Business Products Industry came together in early February to hear first-hand from doctors, researchers and scientists…

Comment March 2019

So the deal is done – Staples and Essendant are the new ‘partners in crime’ in the US business products…

Event Preview: EOPA 2019

What determines excellence in these challenging times – continuous innovation, always tapping into current consumer trends, improving revenues, gaining market…

Spotlight: Micro markets under the spotlight

Micro markets is a term that appears to be popping up more regularly in our industry right now, with some…

Event Preview: OPI Partnership 2019

Resellers: how can you conduct meaningful meetings with all the key vendors in the European business supplies industry to develop…

Comment February 2019

Perhaps the time for saying “Happy New Year” has passed anyhow, but there’s simply no time to usher in the…

Case studies: Putting employees first

Case study 1: joint staff and customer journey OPI spoke to two companies that have embraced this ethos – one…

Event Preview: OPI Global Forum 2018

It was against a backdrop of industry change and uncertainty that more than 100 business products leaders from around the…

Comment Dec/Jan 2018/19

This is the second time that we’re publishing a Health and Well-being Special in OPI and there’s no sign of…

Spotlight: Eco Guardian

The dangers of single-use plastic are much documented, in the global mainstream media and in these pages, of course. Anil…

Böttcher adds to senior management

Germany-based online reseller Böttcher has added to its board with the appointment of Daniel Frankenberg.  The new recruit, who has spent…

Big Interview: The secret source of service & solutions

Transactional business is certainly a term that exists in the vocabulary of John Givens, CEO of Denver, Colorado-based dealer Source…

Hot Topic: Face off

China has long been a popular and lucrative destination for the sourcing as well as manufacturing of all manner of…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…