Sunday, 7 June, 2020

EPIC 2014 Preview

Modern working life time pressures and cost issues make it hard to attend the myriad industry events and conferences on the calendar, so anything that might ease that burden is something the industry should...

OPI European Forum 2014 Preview

We all know that the business supplies sector is a challenging arena.However, the best operators are doing well and there are still plenty of opportunities if you know where to look and have the...

Show Review: Kaut-Bullinger

There are companies that manage to marry the old with the new, the traditional with the modern. Kaut-Bullinger is one of them and nowhere was this more evident than at its customer day (‘Kundentag’ in...

News Analysis: Paperworld strikes deal with German associations

At a highly anticipated international press conference at this year’s Paperworld event in Frankfurt, organiser Messe Frankfurt revealed that, beginning in 2015, the show will include a hall dedicated to the members of two German...

Show review: NAOPA

Best Product – Core Office ProductsVictor Technology: All-In-One Monitor RiserThis product marries the features of a traditional product with the requirements of a modern day user. The solid wood construction raises a computer to...

Show review: ABC

Change is here, and more change is coming, was the overall message from SP Richards (SPR) during its annual Advantage Business Conference (ABC). It was a full show, with a seminar programme and expo all...

Show review: Corwell

Wholesaler Corwell held its eighth annual expo in its home city of Budapest in May. Most of the 1,200 visitors – a higher number than in 2012 – came from Hungary, but this year attendees...

Strong turnout at Big Buyer

The 18th Big Buyer trade show in Italy – which took place from 20-22 November in Bologna – was marked by a strong increase in visitor numbers. Official figures released by organiser Edinova show...

ABC and NAOPA preview

The wonderful world of Disney couldn’t be more different to the location of SP Richards’ (SPR) Advantage Business Conference (ABC) last year, when Washington DC was an apt location during election year. However, there is...

Pilot opens DC in France

Pilot officially opened its new European distribution centre on 9 April. The writing instruments manufacturer has upgraded its main facility in Allonzier-la-Caille just outside Annecy in the east of France “at a cost of several...

EOPA Review: Laughter and celebration

For a number of reasons, the European Office Products Awards 2013 presentation dinner was even more light-hearted than ever. Firstly, the winners were all in the mood to properly celebrate. Things are tough, we all know that,...

NAOPA Review: Rewarding the best

The venue is SP Richards’ Advantage Business Conference (ABC) in Nashville, Tennessee, the date 11-14 June 2014. The NAOPA recognise vendors and dealers in the industry and seek to find the real champions of...

Dealer groups plan EPIC event

The two leading US dealer groups, Independent Stationers (IS) and TriMega, have announced they are to hold a joint convention in 2013.This first-ever combined national convention – which is named EPIC 2013 and comes with...

Show Preview: ABC

As independent dealers across the US get ready for its Advantage Business Conference, SP Richards urges them to face the challenges ahead.You can reminisce about and take stock of the past or predict and...

Show Review: London Stationery Show

The beginning of April saw the London Stationery Show return to the capital’s Business Design Centre where around 200 exhibitors showed off their latest products in a bid to attract interest from the reseller...

Show Review: Paperworld 2014

The reaction from a purchasing manager who hadn’t been to Paperworld for a number of years was quite telling. “I’m startled at the reduction in the number of exhibitors and visitors,” he told OPI after...

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