Analysis: Big changes coming at HP

News from HP Inc came thick and fast at the end of August and in early September as the company…

Analsyis: Veritiv closes jan/san business

North American paper, packaging and facility solutions group Veritiv abruptly shut down its Saalfeld jan/san and foodservice distribution business in…

Category Update: Packing a punch

Logistics firms and carriers nowadays are in a constant race to introduce new technologies that will have an impact throughout…

Category Update: First impressions

The stamping sector may not have a reputation for being the most dynamic category in the OP industry, but perennial…

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…

How To: The consumer is king

The definition of marketing is, and will ultimately always be, “managing profitable customer relationships”. There are other definitions too, including…

Advertorial: Rapesco

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

Event Preview: Global Forum 2019

Having the time to discuss the burning issues of the day with industry peers in a confidential setting is a…

Event Preview: Prevail 2019

When the curtain fell on the 2018 EPIC show in New Orleans, many in the US business supplies community thought…

Final Word from Chris Scott

Experts often talk about the future of the workplace, with many speculating on the changes that will be prompted by…

5 mins with… Thomas Lang

What scares you? I recently spent a week sailing in the Azores, Portugal. We took scientific samples of the proportion…

Comment October 2019

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

Digital issue October 2019

To view a digital version of the October 2019 issue of OPI magazine please click the links below. Type A —…

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…

Hot Topic: The tide is turning

The battle for share of wallet in the office supplies channel continues to intensify, with new business models taking slices…

Analysis: Staples Solutions sells European units

In late July, Staples Solutions announced that it had agreed to sell its business units in France, Italy and Spain…

Analysis: Time called on SOFEA

The Sustainable Office European Association (SOFEA) was dissolved on 31 August after about five and a half years in existence.…

Category Update: A clean bill of health

An economic upswing in the US and increasing awareness among businesses of the PR importance of keeping their premises clean…

Advertorial: Bi-silque

Bi-silque has always prioritised three pillars of innovation: social responsibility, environmental impact and economic growth. Looking back in time and…

Opinion: It’s time to dry out

Much has been written about the significance of handwashing to prevent infection, especially in healthcare settings. And while the fight…

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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…