Sunday, 7 June, 2020

Jan/san Interview: John Garfinkel

When it comes to the topic of cleaning, John Garfinkel knows what he’s talking about. As Executive Director of ISSA, the US-based worldwide trade association for the cleaning industry, Garfinkel and his team represent...

ISSA and OPI announce Janitorial Solutions 101 Day

The Janitorial Solutions 101 Day has been designed to help resellers from outside the jan/san space expand their customer base or sell deeper into existing accounts, with a particular emphasis on dealers and distributors...

Green light for European environment initiative

Key leaders from the office products industry met in Frankfurt in September to discuss a major initiative to develop a unified system for evaluating the environmental performance of products sold in Europe. The event, organised by...

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 might have thought this was a fairly benign idea.Released through the medium of twitter,...

Final word: Michael Gardner

As one of the ‘mature generation’ who has seen the changes in the office products market over the last 25 years, I started to wonder what the next 25 years might bring and who will...

All change as Cleary and Bates leave senior roles

Cleary leaves TriMegaCharlie Cleary left TriMega in May after eight years in charge of the USA’s biggest dealer group.TriMega confirmed Cleary’s sudden departure in a statement which said he had resigned to “pursue other opportunities”....

Show review: Leaders of the Future

Independent dealers often bemoan the fact that despite forever being urged to change the way they operate to safeguard their futures, they’re rarely given any clear indication of how they can meet these demands.It is...

What are OPSA’s motives?

After months of speculation about its creation, the Office Products Software Alliance (OPSA) came into existence at the end of February.The stated aim of OPSA’s founder members BMI, ECi, GOPD, Red Cheetah, SSI and Thalerus...

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