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…

Big Interview: Supplies Network

The future looks managed Last year Supplies Network celebrated 20 years in business, but the landscape has significantly changed in this time.…

Big interview: Jeff Whiteway

When Jeff Whiteway was last featured as the OPI Big Interview, the year was 2005, OfficeTeam – or OyezStraker as…

5 Minutes With: Marc Nijhof

Describe what you do in less than 20 words. I am heading up and proudly part of a successful and leading…

Category Analysis: Time For Action

For a category that has had the mantle of saviour for a few years now, there are still a good many…

Growing facilities

Facilities management (FM) products are often hailed as one of the potential saviours of OP resellers, going some way towards…

Sponsored Article: Supplies Network

You’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times – the only thing that stays the same is change.…

SPR promotes Gatens

In his new role, Gatens will be responsible for print and digital media activities, in addition to overseeing all marketing…

Growth for Inapa

The company said a 4.6% growth in paper sales was an important contributor along with higher sales growth of complementary…

XP expiration boosts Tech Data sales

This was reflected by strong PC sales with broadline products accounting for almost half (46%) of net sales. CEO Bob…

Research: The shift to digital

United Stationers recently published a new white paper Leader Of The Pack: Digital Replaces Full-line Catalog which reveals that the…

Costco misses analyst expectations

Total sales for the quarter increased 7% to $25.2 billion from $23.5 billion last year while operating expenses rose 7.2%…

Weekly snippets 30 May 2014

Office Club has launched its 2014 Back To School campaign.Full story: Dealer Support Colorado Springs copier dealer Bircham's Office Products is…

Ball leaves Spicers

In a letter to customers, Spicers said that Ball – who had been CEO at the wholesaler since November 2009…

New boss for Spicers Ireland

With 23 years in the industry including the current role of Spicers Ireland Sales Director, Everard takes over from Siobhan…

Corwell Expo looks for international standing

Now in its 9th year, the Hungary-based wholesaler’s Expo attracted visitors from neighbouring countries, namely Slovakia and the Czech Republic…

ALSO gets green light for Alpha acquisition

ALSO revealed at the end of January that it had agreed to acquire Alpha from its holding company Saphin.The Switzerland-based…

Spicers gets more funding

In a stock market statement, Better Capital revealed that it is committing a further £5 million ($8.5 million) to Spicers…

Spicers offers lead generation service

Lead Forensics software reveals key contact details and intelligence of visitors to a reseller’s website and allows the user to…

ADVEO Q1 boosted by traditional OP

The company reported a 6% year-on-year drop in sales to reach €263 million ($362 million) as EOS disappointed due to…

Big read

SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…