Friday, 1 July, 2022

Podcast: Reinvigorating South Africa’s office products trade association

OPI Talk speaks with South African industry veteran Hans Servas as he prepares to retire as Chairman of the country’s shop-sa stationery and office products trade association. As reported recently on the OPI website, South...

Podcast: Update on the European aftermarket imaging supplies channel

There have been a couple of big stories in the European aftermarket print supplies channel in the past few weeks. First, it was announced that the European Commission had rejected a Voluntary Agreement for the...

OPI’s increasing coverage of sustainability and CSR

OPI Deputy Editor Michelle Sturman reveals more about OPI’s CSR mission and why this is a crucial topic for the business products industry. The environment has been an important part of OPI’s editorial coverage for...

COVID-19 and Beyond

The ‘New Normal’ Workplace: Implications for the US Business Supplies Industry The global COVID-19 crisis has changed forever how and where Americans work: companies all over the country have reorganized their offices and embraced hybrid...

OPI’s latest industry research now available

OPI is pleased to announce the publication of the 2021-2022 edition of its annual State of the Industry (SOTI) research study. Published in conjunction with Martin Wilde Associates, The View From The Top: The State...

Podcast: Discussing remanufacturing on Global Reman Day

OPI Talk speaks with Tricia Judge, a leading authority on remanufacturing in the imaging supplies industry. 14 April 2022 is Global Reman Day, a worldwide initiative to promote and raise awareness of the remanufacturing industry...

Podcast: Keeping it local

Alan Calder, Marketing Manager at Nemo Office Club, talks about his group’s Keep It Local campaign. The COVID-19 pandemic put a renewed focus on buying from local businesses and supporting local communities. Even before that,...

Podcast: EOPA 2022 Industry Achievement winner Geoff Betts

Stewart Superior Managing Director Geoff Betts was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the European business products sector at the recent 2022 European Office Products Awards in Amsterdam. In this episode of OPI Talk, Betts...

Hilleard inducted into City of Hope Hall of Fame

OPI CEO Steve Hilleard was one of two new inductees to the City of Hope’s (COH) Hall of Fame at a dinner held in California yesterday evening. The 2022 National Business Products Industry’s (NBPI) annual...

EOPA 2022 winners revealed

The winners of the 21st European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner on Tuesday 22 March. The annual EOPA were presented during the OPI Partnership event which is being held from 21-23 March at the Hotel Okura in...

Podcast: NPD – behind the office supplies numbers

NPD Industry Analyst Leen Nsouli goes deeper into recently published numbers on the performance of the US office supplies industry in 2021. Earlier this month, POS data and market intelligence firm The NPD Group released...

Podcast: “The challenges seemed to be every day”

OPI Talk catches up with Acme United CEO Walter Johnsen following another record year for the company. OPI Talk’s Andy Braithwaite spoke to Acme United CEO Walter Johnsen on 2 March, shortly after the company’s...

Podcast: The workplace of the future

Our guest in this episode of OPI Talk is Jeanine Goddard, Creative Director at office furniture manufacturer Bisley. Starting out, in office products terms, with steel waste paper bins, Bisley has been around for a long time and...

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