Opinion: Digital transformation? A work in progress…

There can be no doubt: the future of business will be digital. The internet has wrought fundamental change over the…

Spotlight: OfficeZilla – renewed vigour

Way back, in March 2016, we ran a feature on two office products franchise groups in the US that were…

Category Update: A different class

The global drive to invent and innovate is forcing educators to keep up with the pace as they seek to…

Category Update: Paper weights

It’s no secret that the paper industry is going through a tumultuous time with uncoated freesheet (UFS) paper volumes down…

Vendor Profile: International Paper

It’s rare that business partnerships retain longevity, but the collaboration between International Paper and HP is thriving and growing stronger.…

Event Review: OPI Partnership 2019

Now in its sixth year, the annual OPI Partnership is the leading relationship-building event for the European business supplies industry.…

Advertorial: Fellowes Brands

As awareness of the value of sustainability grows, so does its importance in business decision-making. The benefits of thinking green…

Final Word from Ken Lalley

I was promoted to CEO at Static Control in August 2018 after nearly two decades of experience in the imaging…

5 mins with… Simon Wyers

What makes you happy? I like to think my love for my football team, Liverpool FC. But considering it makes…

Comment April 2019

As the dust settles on the momentous Staples/Essendant deal and with CORE Live out of the way, Sandy Douglas and…

Digital issue April 2019

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

Big Interview: The reinvention of HP Inc

It’s been almost four and a half years since HP made its transformational announcement in October 2014 that ultimately split…

Hot Topic: Between a rock and a hard place

Everybody does it (almost), nobody really likes it (almost), price is the most common reason for getting involved (almost always)…

Analysis: Essendant and Staples: competing partners?

At the end of January, following a protracted review process, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finally approved Staples’ acquisition…

Analysis: Supply squeeze for paper market

The decision in January by Georgia-Pacific (GP) to exit the US office paper market sent shockwaves through the channel. The…

Vendor Special: Strategic innovation

The past 12 months have certainly thrown up plenty of excitement and curveballs in the business supplies industry – consolidation,…

Spotlight: Unpacking the problem

The scourge of plastic pollution has brought the use of single-use plastic, barrelling into the public domain and left companies…

Feature: Building resilience to data breaches

Cybercrime is in the news on a daily basis, with stories rife of victims inundated with fraudulent emails and various…

Research: The modern workforce in focus

Over the past few years, the needs of the office workforce have continued to change as technologies and staff behaviour…

How To: Find your brand ambassadors… and use them

As competitors continue to tighten their grip around the world and your industry, it’s time to ask some questions about…

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eBay hits back at Amazon | Emerald comes to Europe |...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Following Amazon…