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October’s OPI includes the much-anticipated Top 100, a look at the Staples/Depot merger including an in-depth examination of the options available to the FTC, and a Big Interview with Office Friendly’s Steve Harrop.

Editor’s Comment

As you read this we could be just a couple of weeks away from the biggest merger in our industry’s…

Category Analysis: Keeping you posted

When labelling specialist Avery commissioned a survey into the public’s attitude to letters and conventional post earlier this year, the results…

Five minutes with… Vicki Giefer

Describe what you do in less than 20 words.Marketing services for a newly combined woman-owned independent dealer – S&T Office…

Hot Topic: The final countdown

At the end of August, Staples and Office Depot issued a joint press release to announce that they had both certified…

Analysis: Decision time for BPGI

BPGI’s annual general meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, at the beginning of November is set to be a key moment in the…

Getting to the core

Never has the business supplies sector been in more of a state of flux than right now. And while Amazon, Staples…

Big Interview: Getting friendly

The need to evolve in this fast-changing industry is a theme that seems to constantly crop up in these pages and…

Big read

Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…