Wholesalers being social

The leading US OP wholesalers have posted steady results over the course of 2012, and the number of programmes and support…

Data wars

Back in June, OPI published a news piece that got much of the industry talking: that a software alliance was being formed.…

Tech update 2012

Yes, we are in a tough economy, but the area of technology solutions still requires constant investment. It just doesn’t…

Wholesale changes in OP technology

Software, solutions and systems from the US OP wholesalers continue to evolve every year  The US wholesalers operating in the…

JumpTech: powering up the dealers

OPI: It seems JumpTech has been on a roll since you bought the company in 2000 (see box ‘A jump ahead…

Mobile marketing matters

Internetadvertising revenues in the US reached a record high of $31 billion in 2011, with the group behind the research;…

ECi takes to the cloud

Technology provider ECi has launched a cloud-based version of its popular DDMS solution.ECiCloud for DDMS means users can access the…

Technology

Tech on track In the battle against the power channel, office products companies have been presented with even more shiny…

Red Cheetah’s intriguing move

 Why isthe software company upping sourcing and merchandising capabilities? Earlier this week, US-based e-commerce provider Red Cheetah announced the acquisition of…

Software Providers

Tools of the trade Looking back over the last 12 months may not be particularly enjoyable for all software providers…

Wholesalers

Keeping up with the curve For United Stationers and SP Richards, the requirement to ensure dealers have the right tools…

Search Engine Optimisation

Searching for sales Search engines display search results in two ways – paid and organic ads. Paid ads are those…

Smartphones

A revolution in your hands There’s a growing belief that the use of mobile phones and smartphones will provide a…

Sales-i

SaaS on the march OPI: This time last year there was a lot of talk about it being a breakthrough…

Leveraging Data

All in the details According to Tom Davenport and Jeanne Harris’s 2007 book, ‘Competing on Analytics. The New Science of…

Dealer Success Stories

Leading the way There are many different ways to look at technology and its role in your business. For many…

The Future

Future proofing If you had to pick one word to sum up the year ahead for technology in the OP…

Innovations 2011

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Red Cheetah content learns Spanish

 Office products technology provider Red Cheetah has introduced a Spanish version of its dealer website utilising e-content developed by SP…

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…