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October

As EPIC lands, it has been quite a month for the office products industry. And with a new vision for United and talk about a new industry-wide show in the UK, there are more changes to come.

Final word: Tom Rodda

Why does a UK premier league footballer play on average 180 minutes per week and yet train for 720 minutes per week? Why does a pro golfer hit 1,000 balls per day yet only takes...

5 minutes with… Andy Braithwaite

Describe what you do in less than 20 words. Oversee – and sometimes contribute to – the editorial content of OPI.Your first full-time job? Working in the tax department of a local council when the...

Abracadabra

UK dealer group Superstat has launched an initiative aimed at promoting the growth of independent dealers. Called Cadabra, the concept involves Superstat handling dealers’ back-office functions, including order processing, invoicing, sales and purchase ledgers,...

Green light for European environment initiative

Key leaders from the office products industry met in Frankfurt in September to discuss a major initiative to develop a unified system for evaluating the environmental performance of products sold in Europe. The event, organised by...

Category Analysis | Mailroom and Packaging

Trends in the mailroom and packaging segment are not so very different from many others in the OP industry. Declining sales in some categories, growing take-up in others, the impact of digital, increasing globalisation –...

Hot Topic | New UK OP Event

When Spicers chief Alan Ball floated the idea of the return of a single OP industry event to the UK you might have thought this was a fairly benign idea.Released through the medium of twitter,...

Dealer Spotlight | PEG

First off, PEG is not a dealer – it’s a buying group, a wholesaler, a contract stationer, a retailer, even a manufacturer (of binding and laminating products). But its core focus – and 50% of...

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