Friday, 13 December, 2019

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…

Analysis: Big box break-up continues

Office Depot Europe has agreed to sell its subsidiaries in central and eastern Europe (CEE) – located in the Czech…

Spotlight: If it’s broke, fix it

The story of Sugru – from accidental discovery of the world’s first mouldable glue to partnership with one of the…

Category Update: Safe and sound

Keeping the workplace operating smoothly and safely is a crucial part of the day-to-day running of any business. The maintenance,…

Category Update: Managing print

There’s no denying that the imaging supplies industry is facing immense pressure in terms of the ongoing decline of print…

How To: Make it personal

Marketing is meant to challenge your business to tackle the big issues and create positive impact. It’s the one discipline…

Research: Generation Z

The office products industry is not the only one bemoaning the fact that enticing younger generations into the sector and,…

Advertorial: uni-ball Corporation

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

Generation Game with Beth Freeman

I am often asked what it means to be a millennial in the office products industry, which I sometimes find…

Final Word from John Williams

As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology for efficiency and success, a report by IDC – the Worldwide Smart…

5 mins with… Michael Lewis

Describe yourself in one sentence. A confident, positive and goal-driven professional eager to make an impact and a laid-back but…

Comment November 2019

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

Digital issue November 2019

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

Big Interview: An innovative culture

US-based Innovative Office Solutions is consistently heralded as an exceptional example of a woman-led business. With CEO Jennifer Smith at…

2019 Top 100

Far from it being just a once-a-year occurrence, our annual Top 100 is a year-round evolving project that is fiercely…

Hot Topic: To insure or not to insure…

The use of credit insurance in the office products industry is nothing new. But as our sector undergoes massive changes,…

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…

Big Read

Xerox CEO pitching deal to HP shareholders

Xerox CEO John Visentin has begun meeting with some HP shareholders this week as he tries to convince them to…