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The October issue features The Top 100 who’s who in the OP industry; Big Interview with Quantore’s Arnold Theuws; Hot Topic on blockchainl EPIC & ISSA/INTERCLEAN review.

5 mins with… Jeffrey James (JJ) Köhler

Best way to spend the weekend?BBQ, beer and watching football.What scares you?Not much, but I do everything possible to ensure that my family stays healthy.What was your last online search? Summer holiday 2018.Describe yourself in...

Event: EPIC & ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2017

EPIC, the joint dealer group show organised by Independent Stationers (IS) and TriMega, is now firmly established in the US office products event calendar. There was an added bonus this year as EPIC was...

How To… Behave in cyberspace

In 2016, US furniture giant Haworth released a white paper making the case for how sensor-embedded workspaces can lead to a higher-quality work environment. Sensors are utilised throughout the day to gather information around...

Spotlight: Community spirit

Business supplies in their growing diversity are of course the nuts and bolts of our industry, but it’s the community spirit that is the invisible superglue which holds it all together and that makes...

Category Update: First-class stamp

In 2016, OPI reported on a stamping category that had weathered tough market conditions, but which looked as though it had turned a corner, with brighter prospects ahead. One year on and those predictions...

Category Update: Mail models

Without doubt the biggest change to the mailroom and packaging category continues to come from the phenomenal growth in global parcel shipping which is driven by e-commerce. Volumes over the past two years have...

Special Feature: Top 100 2017

When we started collating this year’s Top 100 resellers list, it struck me that relatively few big hitters have come out since 2016 – Essendant’s Bob Aiken, SP Richards’ Wayne Beacham and Office Depot’s...

Hot Topic: The missing link?

If you’re a reader of any business publications, you can’t fail to have noticed the recent gazillion articles either heralding or demonising something called Bitcoin, and increasingly blockchain. Unfortunately, most of them are heavily...

Big Interview: Big plans 2.0

When Quantore Managing Director Arnold Theuws last featured in OPI’s Big Interview in 2014, the company had already become a purchasing and logistics powerhouse thanks to a state-of-the-art warehouse opened in 2009. Now Theuws...

Comment October 2017

Everybody likes a good list, it appeals to people’s need for categorisation and compartmentalisation. Top 100 movies, top 100 songs, top 100 comedy moments, top 100 best places to work, top 100 rich lists…...

Digital issue October 2017

To view a flip version of the October 2017 issue of OPI magazine please click the links below.Type A – Europe & UKType B – North America and ROWThe new OPI magazine app is published. Please click on...

Big Read

Podcast: ISSA’s Dianna Steinbach talks about the importance of and opportunities...

This week’s episode of OPI’s podcast, OPI Talk, is all about health and hygiene in the workplace, a topic that has never been more important. How can...