Analysis: Time called on SOFEA

The Sustainable Office European Association (SOFEA) was dissolved on 31 August after about five and a half years in existence.…

Category Update: A clean bill of health

An economic upswing in the US and increasing awareness among businesses of the PR importance of keeping their premises clean…

Advertorial: Bi-silque

Bi-silque has always prioritised three pillars of innovation: social responsibility, environmental impact and economic growth. Looking back in time and…

Opinion: It’s time to dry out

Much has been written about the significance of handwashing to prevent infection, especially in healthcare settings. And while the fight…

Case Study: Speaking the lingo

Greenville Office Supply – or better known as just GOS – is a company that started off with office supplies…

Advertorial: Mitsubishi Pencil Company UK

In February 2018, Mitsubishi Pencil Company UK moved its entire operations to new premises in Milton Keynes. With the ability…

How To: Is the price right?

The role of marketing in companies has transformed beyond recognition in recent years. Previously often described as ‘the colouring-in department’,…

Advertorial: ECI

ECI Software Solutions – referred to as ECI since its rebrand – is one of the most prominent technology solutions…

Event Preview: Climb of Life 2019

As the 2019 fundraising for the Climb of Life (COL) gets underway in earnest, participants will see a new face…

Event Preview: Big Buyer 2019

From 13-15 November 2019, resellers, manufacturers and distributors from the stationery and office, art and craft, school and promotional goods…

Event Preview: ISSA Show North America 2019

This year’s ISSA Show North America will be held from 18-21 November in Las Vegas. Heralded as the largest event…

Event Review: ABC 2019

The 2019 Advantage Business Conference (ABC), the annual event of  US wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR), took place in San Diego,…

Event Review: NAOPA 2019

The first North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA) handed out during the S.P. Richards Advantage Business Conference (ABC) this year…

Final Word from Regina Henrich

Imagine a building where all cleaning operations are monitored and managed remotely, maintenance is forecast, uptime is optimised, and trouble-shooting…

5 mins with… Kim Leazer

What’s your life philosophy? Do justly, love mercy, walk humbly – Micah 6:8. What special skill do you possess? I…

Comment September 2019

Sometimes the summer months here in Europe and the northern hemisphere as a whole can be a rather dull affair,…

Digital issue September 2019

To view a digital version of the September 2019 issue of OPI magazine please click the links below. Type A —…

Big Interview: A guiding star

Alkor is a group that is no stranger to change. In its history spanning over 60 years, it has had…

Hot Topic: Out of the starting blocks

In January of this year, the three leading dealer groups in the US announced an intent to merge their organisations…

Analysis: Will co-working save the office superstores?

According to co-working app provider Proximity Space, by 2020 there will be nearly 65 million location-flexible workers in the US…

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Staples Solutions sells another European unit

Staples Solutions has agreed to sell its retail and online business in Germany to Netherlands-based Office Centre for an undisclosed…