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July/August

OPI’s July/August issue featuring an interview with Bunzl CEO Mike Roney, a look at the move into digital products and all the latest news.

Editor’s comment

It really does seem like yesterday that I sat down to write my first Editor’s Comment for OPI, nervous to comment on an industry that was new to me and to write to readers...

Final word: Michael Gardner

As one of the ‘mature generation’ who has seen the changes in the office products market over the last 25 years, I started to wonder what the next 25 years might bring and who will...

5 minutes with… Glenn McDaniel

Describe what you do in less than 20 words. Hire, train, motivate, and make sure Office Smart always has more steps forward than steps backward. What was your first full-time job?Auditor with JCPenney. Single, company car,...

Category analysis: Health and wellbeing

June was National Safety Month in the US, sparking a number of surveys and initiatives from the business community about health and wellness in the workplace. It is an area that office supplies resellers have...

Category analysis: Furniture

Like style for the home, fashions in the office environment are perpetually changing.Right now, there seems to be a real trend amongst companies to choose flexible furniture offerings that contribute to open workspaces. In times...

Show review: NAOPA

Best Product – Core Office ProductsVictor Technology: All-In-One Monitor RiserThis product marries the features of a traditional product with the requirements of a modern day user. The solid wood construction raises a computer to...

Hot Topic: Going, going, gone digital

Remember the floppy disk, the 3.5-inch 1.44MB disk that was the ubiquitous symbol of data storage for so many years in the latter part of the last century? It generated billions of dollars for its...

Big interview: Mike Roney

What do you expect when you visit a £5.4 billion ($8 billion) company that over the past 18 months alone has bought 17 companies and just posted half-year revenue increases of 11%? On a sunny summer’s...

Show review: UFIPA

The French market is expected to improve next year, although it won’t move into positive territory, delegates at this year’s UFIPA conference were told in June.Presenting his now traditional annual economic overview of the stationery...

Big Read

Combating global counterfeiters with HP’s Glenn Jones

OPI Talk finds out about HP Inc’s efforts to root out counterfeiting in the imaging supplies channel. Counterfeiting is big business and fake inkjet and...