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Advertorial: Novus Dahle

Novus Dahle belongs to the emco Group, a medium-sized, €160 million ($176 million) family-owned German manufacturer that is active in…

Advertorial: Rapesco

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has been reinventing itself over the past three years and accelerated its rapid expansion.  With…

Comment October 2019

In all my years of working at OPI and being involved with this magazine, we’ve never had two women back…

Big Interview: Every channel, every time

Sarah Hunter is a relatively new kid on the block at Officeworks, having started as Managing Director of the Australian…

Case Study: Speaking the lingo

Greenville Office Supply – or better known as just GOS – is a company that started off with office supplies…

Advertorial: ECI

ECI Software Solutions – referred to as ECI since its rebrand – is one of the most prominent technology solutions…

Event Preview: Climb of Life 2019

As the 2019 fundraising for the Climb of Life (COL) gets underway in earnest, participants will see a new face…

Event Preview: Big Buyer 2019

From 13-15 November 2019, resellers, manufacturers and distributors from the stationery and office, art and craft, school and promotional goods…

Event Preview: ISSA Show North America 2019

This year’s ISSA Show North America will be held from 18-21 November in Las Vegas. Heralded as the largest event…

Comment September 2019

Sometimes the summer months here in Europe and the northern hemisphere as a whole can be a rather dull affair,…

Hot Topic: Out of the starting blocks

In January of this year, the three leading dealer groups in the US announced an intent to merge their organisations…

Event Preview: BSA Annual Forum 2019

For two days in early September, the Business Solutions Association (BSA) will be engaging with US manufacturers and manufacturer rep…

Event Preview: Ride for your life

The second Ride of Life (ROL), organised by the British office products industry in support of the Institute of Cancer…

Event Review: OPI European Forum

As leading vendors and resellers from the European business supplies industry came together in early June, a thought-provoking couple of…

Comment July/August 2019

Once a year, we have an issue of OPI that delves a little deeper into the world of technology solutions,…

ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…

Big Interview: Brothers in arms

The Spanish business supplies market has frequently hit the headlines over the past few years, but mostly for the wrong…

Comment June 2019

Like I said last month, while our industry is undoubtedly in a state of flux, for any deals and big…

Spotlight: Making Mexican waves

Clips is an office supplies operator based in Baja California, the northern Mexican state that shares its border with the…

Interview: Brad Graves

Brad Graves is this year’s City of Hope (COH) Spirit of Life honouree. Fundraising began in earnest a few months…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…