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Featuring Arnold Theuws on Quantore’s state-of-the-art warehouse, the state of European retail and a special report on the Russian market.

Category analysis: Ergonomics

A recent article in Vanity Fair magazine criticised the stagnant state of design practices in America. According to designer Kurt Andersen, who penned the provocative piece, everything from buildings to cars are at a creative...

Big interview: Arnold Theuws

Dutch dealer-group-cum-wholesaler Quantore recently put itself on the map by creating one of the most high-tech warehouses in Europe. General Manager Arnold Theuws, who has been at the helm for over three years, is extremely...

Russia: An opportunity that bites

The Russian office products market is actively developing, which is reflected by its resumed growth following the end of the recession and the ever-accelerating expansion of the region’s leading foreign suppliers and producers. Thanks to...

Dealer spotlight: The Supply Room

Making acquisitions is nothing new for US dealer The Supply Room – it has made about 20 of them over the last quarter of a century – but the most recent addition, that of $50...

Final word: Mike Pickles

The choice is all oursBy Mike Pickles, Really Useful ProductsMy experience of the office products industry really only spans 12 years, but even in this time there have been fundamental changes in the structure of...

5 minutes with…

Juan Carlos Erdozain Rivera, Country Manager, Tops Products MexicoDescribe what you do in fewer than 20 words.I am responsible for the Mexican and Latin American markets for the Cardinal, Adams, Weis, Globe and Tops brands.Your...

Editor’s comment: My personal shortlist

The lead up to the European Office Products Awards (EOPA) 2012 got me thinking about my own favourite office product, and it’s a tough call. 2011 was the year that I was introduced to...

Tech group joins TriMega

US dealer group TriMega has received a boost to its membership with the announcement that technology buying group INTEC is merging into the office supplies organisation.Indianapolis-based INTEC was formed in 1982 by Jerry Jones of...

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