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December/January 2018

This December/January 2017/18 issue is all about Amazon (an exclusive interview with Amazon Business VP Prentis Wilson), and health and well-being.

5 mins with… Tricia Burke

What special skill do you possess? I am an excellent poster maker. It dates back to my high school days. Need…

Final word with Bryan Croft

All the research – and all of my experience – shows that happy employees make for more productive employees which…

Generation Game with Henry Wisbey-Broom

According to a recent UK study conducted by Free Office Finder on the use of social media at work, 51%…

Review: Climb of Life 2017

At the beginning of November 2017, over 100 members of the UK business supplies sector came together in the Lake…

Review: Big Buyer 2017

At the end of November, about 7,000 visitors congregated in Bologna, Italy, to see what 280 exhibitors from across Europe…

Preview: Paperworld 2018

Paperworld returns to Frankfurt, Germany, from 27-30 January 2018. It’s a non-Plaza year this time, meaning that both exhibitor and…

Vendor Profile: Pilot

In January 2018, it will be exactly 100 years since two Japanese entrepreneurs founded the Namiki Manufacturing Company and launched…

Preview: The State Of The OP Industry 2017-18

It’s been another turbulent year in the global business supplies industry. Despite economic recovery in most markets, overall demand for…

Health and Well-being Special: Working well?

Global wellness and the economyResearch undertaken by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a research and education resource for the international…

Health and Well-being Special: The comfort zone

The generic dictionary definition of ergonomics is “the scientific study of people and their working conditions”. Ergonomic design within the…

Category Overview: Well-being in the workplace

The provision of a workplace environment that’s conducive to health and employee happiness is a complex issue. There’s no doubt…

Hot Topic: Terminated

Automation and robots in manufacturing – think car production – have been slowly eating away at the number of blue-collar…

Big Interview: Master of the jungle

Ever since Amazon Business first appeared on the horizon, it’s been the talk of the town, and the office products…

Comment December/January 2017/18

There are two big themes in this final OPI edition of the year: Amazon Business – or simply Amazon –…

Digital issue December/January 2017/18

To view a flip version of the December/January 2017/18 issue of OPI magazine please click the links below.Type A – Europe &…

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…