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Spotlight: The Emerald way

Emerald Brand has become synonymous with a mission to address and combat climate change in the disposable products category. It…

CSR: Being responsible

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now a very big deal as companies’ strong and effective CSR policies and their reputation,…

Big Interview: Poised for growth

Steve Horne joined the Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) Group in March of this year, stepping into the big boots of OP veteran…

Big Interview Xtra: Steve Horne, CEO, SPOT Group

OPI: What’s the typical make-up of your dealers now? SH: There is no real “typical” dealer. Each one has different…

Advertorial: uni-ball Corporation

There is a new day dawning in the life of uni-ball in North America. With Mitsubishi Pencil Company – the…

Comment November 2019

I stole the headline for this comment from our Spotlight article. It seemed appropriate. Although – except for this actual…

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…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…